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Original Research Papers

Fielding-Singh, Priya, and Marianne Cooper. 2022. "The emotional management of motherhood: Foodwork, maternal guilt, and emotion work." Journal of Marriage and Family.

Melin, Julia L. and Shelley J. Correll. 2022. "Preventing soft skill decay among early-career women in STEM during COVID-19: Evidence from a longitudinal intervention." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Hill, Marbella Eboni. 2022. "Do The Marriageable Men want to Protect and Provide? The Expectation of Black Professional Hybrid Masculinity." Gender & Society.

Gilmartin, Shannon, Angela Harris, Christina Martin-Ebosele, and Sheri Sheppard. 2022. "Human Resources. In the climate crisis, we can’t forget the who." Prism.

Corbett, Christianne, Jan G. Voelkel, Marianne Cooper, and Robb Willer. 2022. "Pragmatic bias impedes women’s access to political leadership." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Carian, Emily K., and Amy L Johnson. 2022. "The Agency Myth: Persistence in Individual Explanations for Gender Inequality." Social Problems.

Francis, Linda E., and Malissa Alinor. 2022. "Bereavement Adaptation as Deflection Reduction: Bereaved Caregivers Define the Event of Dying." American Behavioral Scientist.

Sterling, Adina D., Marissa E. Thompson, Shiya Wang, Abisola Kusimo, Shannon Gilmartin, and Sheri Sheppard. 2020. "The confidence gap predicts the gender pay gap among STEM graduates." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Correll, Shelley J., Katherine R. Weisshaar, Alison T. Wynn, and JoAnne Delfino Wehner. 2020. "Inside the Black Box of Organizational Life: The Gendered Language of Performance Assessment." American Sociological Review.

Neely, Megan Tobias. 2020. "The Portfolio Ideal Worker: Insecurity and Inequality in the New Economy.Qualitative Sociology.

Cooper, Marianne and Alison J. Pugh. 2020. "Families Across the Income Spectrum: A Decade in Review." Journal of Marriage and Family.

Wynn, Alison T. 2019. "Individual Change Won't Create Gender Equality in Organizations." The Gender Policy Report.

Rao, Aliya Hamid, and Megan Tobias Neely, 2019. "What's love got to do with it? Passion and inequality in white‐collar work." Sociology Compass 2019;e12744.

Wynn, Alison T. 2019. "Letting Companies Off The Hook: How Top Executives Explain Away Inequality." Gender & Society.

Wynn, Alison T. 2019. "Pathways toward Change: Ideologies and Gender Equality in a Silicon Valley Technology Company.Gender & Society.

Wynn, Alison T. 2019. "Change without an agent: What happens when change agents leave?Organizational Dynamics. 

Abad, Melissa. 2019. "Race, Knowledge, and Tasks: Racialized Occupational Trajectories." Melissa E. Wooten (ed.) Race, Organizations, and the Organizing Process (Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Volume 60) Emerald Publishing Limited, pp.111 - 130.

Hart, Chloe Grace. 2019. "The Penalties for Self-Reporting Sexual Harassment." Gender & Society.

Tak, Elise, Shelley J. Correll, and Sarah A. Soule. 2019. "Gender Inequality in Product Markets: When and How Status Beliefs Transfer to Products." Social Forces.

Hart, Chloe Grace, Alison Dahl Crossley, and Shelley J. Correll. 2018. "Leader Messaging and Attitudes toward Sexual Violence." Socious.

Berdahl, Jennifer L., Marianne Cooper, Peter Glick, Robert W. Livingston, and Joan C. Williams. 2018. “Work as a Masculinity Contest.Journal of Social Issues 74(3): 415-653.

Ballakrishnen, Swethaa, Priya Fielding-Singh, and Devon Magliozzi. 2018. “Intentional Invisibility: Professional Women and the Navigation of Workplace Constraints.Sociological Perspectives, Forthcoming 2018.

Wynn, Alison T. and Shelley J. Correll. 2018. "Combating Gender Bias in Modern Workplaces.Handbook of the Sociology of Gender, edited by Barbara Risman, Carissa Froyum, and William Scarborough. New York: Springer Press.

Wynn, Alison T., and Shelley J. Correll. 2018. “Puncturing the pipeline: Do technology companies alienate women in recruiting sessions?Social Studies of Science 48(1): 149-164.

Cooper, Marianne and Shelley J. Correll. 2018. "State of the Union on Gender Inequality: Policy.Pathways, Special Issue. 

Correll, Shelley J. 2017. “Reducing gender biases in modern workplaces: A small wins approach to organizational change.” Gender & Society 31(6): 725-750.

Correll, Shelley J., Cecilia L. Ridgeway, Ezra Zuckerman, Sharon Jank, Sara Jordan-Bloch, Sandra Nakagawa.  2017.  “It’s the conventional thought that counts: How third-order inference produces status advantage.” American Sociological Review 82(2): 297-327.

Wynn, Alison T. and Shelley J. Correll. 2017. "Gendered Perceptions of Cultural and Skill Alignment in Technology Companies.Social Sciences 6(45).

Correll, Shelley J., Erin L. Kelly, Lindsey Trimble O’Connor, Joan C. Williams. 2014. "Redesigning, Redefining Work.Work and Occupations 41(1): 3 – 17.


Our Research Featured in Publications

Abad, Melissa V. and Alison Wynn. 2022. "Building Resilience in Diversity and Inclusion Programs." MIT Sloan Management Review, June 27, 2022.

Alinor, Malisa. 2022. "Research: The Real-Time Impact of Microaggressions." Harvard Business Review, May 17, 2022.

Reiser, Julie Goldsmith, and Lori Nishiura Mackenzie. 2022. "Rooney Rule Regression: Takeaways for Corporate Board Diversity." Bloomberg Law, March 7, 2022.

De Witte, Melissa. 2022. "Pandemic burnout is leading to devastating consequences for women, and it could set gender equality back a generation, Stanford sociologists warns." Stanford Report, March 7, 2022.

Gruenfeld, Deborah, Melissa Jones Briggs, and Lori Nishiura Mackenzie. 2022. "Using a Mantra to Be a More Inclusive Leader." Harvard Business Review, February 24, 2022.

De Witte, Melissa. 2022. "Groupthink gone wrong: Stanford scholars show how assumptions about electability undermine women political candidates." Stanford Report, February 2, 2022.

Macke, Erin, Gabriela Gall Rosa, Shannon Gilmartin, and Caroline Simard. 2022. "Assignments Are Critical Tools to Achieve Workplace Gender Equity." MIT Sloan Management Review, January 4, 2022.

Cooper, Marianne. 2021. "Research: Women Leaders Took on Even More Invisible Work During the Pandemic." Harvard Business Review, October 13, 2021.

Mackenzie, Lori Nishiura, Sarah A. Soule, Hannah Yanow, and Maggie Neale.  2021. "Want to Promote Allyship in Your Company? Crowdsource It." Inc., May 26, 2021.

Nittle, Nadra. 2021. "The Language of Gender Bias in Performance Reviews." Stanford Graduate School of Business, April 28, 2021.

Daub, Adrian. 2021. "How Sexism Is Coded Into the Tech Industry." The Nation, April 26, 2021.

Soule, Sarah A., Lori Nishiura Mackenzie, and Dravina Drabkin. 2021. "How to Be a Principled and Purposeful CEO."   Inc., April 21, 2021.

Elsesser, Kim. 2021. "LinkedIn Adds ‘Stay-At-Home Parent’ To Job Titles — Research Says Don’t Use It." Forbes, April 15, 2021.

Cooper, Marianne. 2021. "@DearPandemic: Meet the women answering burning questions big and small about COVID-19." National Geographic, March 10, 2021.

Rouse, Allison, Lori Nishiura Mackenzie, and Sarah A. Soule. 2021. "How to Lead Your Company as a True Ally." Inc., February 26, 2021.

Correll, Shelley. 2021. "Seven Tips for Academics Working with Partners to Turn Social Science into Social Change." Stanford Impact Labs, February 23, 2021.

Cooper, Marianne. 2021. "The Working Woman’s Anthem ‘9 to 5’ Needed an Update. But This?" The New York Times, February 7, 2021.

Mackenzie, Lori Nishiura and Melissa V. Abad. 2021. "Are Your Diversity Efforts Othering Underrepresented Groups?" Harvard Business Review, February 5, 2021.

Shoket, Ann. 2021. "How the Pandemic Has Changed The Game For Working Moms—And What Comes Next.", February 3, 2021.

Mackenzie, Lori Nishiura, JoAnne Wehner, and Sofia Kennedy. 2020. "How Do You Evaluate Performance During a Pandemic?Harvard Business Review, December 7, 2020.

Nam, Rafael. 2020. "'I Come Up Short Every Day': Couples Under Strain As Pandemic Upends Life At Home." NPR Morning Edition, November 12, 2020.

Denend, Lyn, Paul Yock, and Dan Azagury. 2020. "Research: Small Wins Can Make a Big Impact on Gender Equality." Harvard Business Review, November 6, 2020.

Cooper, Marianne. 2020. "The pandemic’s impact on working moms.", November 2, 2020. 

Mackenzie, Lori Nishiura, Lourdes V. Andrade, and Sarah A. Soule. 2020. "The cost of fitting in." Fast Company, October 19, 2020.

Cooper, Marianne. 2020. "Mothers’ Careers Are at Extraordinary Risk Right Now." The Atlantic, October 1, 2020.

Feder, Sandra. 2020. "How our new work-life reality is chipping away at equity and inclusion." Fast Company, July 7, 2020.

Soule, Sarah, Pamela Levin, and Lori Mackenzie. 2020. "3 Things Managers Can Do to Confront Microaggressions Head On." Medium, July 5, 2020.

Soule, Sarah, and Christian Davenport. 2020. "We studied more than 15,000 protests across the US and found that police were much more likely to respond aggressively to protests led by Black Americans." Business Insider, June 28, 2020.

Morris, Andrea. 2020. "Acknowledging Gender Bias Is Crucial To Defeating It, New Study." Forbes, June 26, 2020.

Mickey, Ethel L., Ember Skye Kanelee, and Joya Misra. 2020. "10 Small Steps for Department Chairs to Foster Inclusion." Inside Higher Ed, June 5, 2020.

Pedulla, David. 2020. "Diversity and Inclusion Efforts That Really Work.Harvard Business Review, May 12, 2020.

Feder, Sandra. 2020. "New work-life reality raises equity and inclusion concerns." Stanford News, April 30, 2020.

Neely, Megan Tobias. 2020. "What Will U.S. Labor Protections Look Like After Coronavirus?Harvard Business Review, April 02, 2020.

Sterling, Adina, and Sheila Melvin. 2020. "GoDaddy and the Holy Grail: Equal Access to Top Performance Reviews." Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2020.

Curtis, Cara. 2020. "How to stop bias from creeping into the recruitment process, a diversity expert explains." The Next Web, February 21, 2020.

Correll, Shelley J., Lori Nishiura Mackenzie, and Caroline Simard. 2020. "Small Wins Quarterback: A Winning Strategy." Poets & Quants, January 31, 2020.

Hill, Lizzy. 2019. "This is why women don’t want to work at your tech company." Fast Company, October 26, 2019.

Mackenzie, Lori, Alison Wynn, and Shelley Correll. 2019. "If Women Don’t Apply to Your Company, This Is Probably Why." Harvard Business Review, October 17, 2019.

Fontana, Francesca. 2019. "The Reasons Women Don’t Get the Feedback They Need." The Wall Street Journal, October 12, 2019.

Wynn, Alison T. 2019. "Why Tech’s Approach to Fixing Its Gender Inequality Isn’t Working." Harvard Business Review, October 11, 2019.

Wynn, Alison T. 2019. "How to Save Your Diversity Program From an Untimely Demise." Behavioral Scientist, August 5, 2019.

Soule, Sarah A., Davina Drabkin, and Lori Mackenzie. 2019. "The Stereotypes in MBA Case Studies." Harvard Business Review, June 24, 2019.

Wynn, Alison T. 2019. "Building a Diverse Startup from Day One." eCorner, June 26, 2019.

Cooper, Marianne. 2019. "What to Do If You’re Being Sexually Harassed." New York Times, June 12, 2019.

Hart, Chloe Grace. 2019. "How reporting sexual harassment impacts a woman’s career." Fast Company, May 28, 2019.

Hart, Chloe Grace. 2019. "Women take a hit for reporting sexual harassment, but #MeToo may be changing that." The Conversation, May 21, 2019.

Wynn, Alison T. and Aliya Hamid Rao. 2019. "The Stigma That Keeps Consultants from Using Flex Time." Harvard Business Review, May 2, 2019.

Wullert, Katie, Shannon Gilmartin, and Caroline Simard. 2019. "The Mistake Companies Make When They Use Data to Plan Diversity Efforts." Harvard Business Review, April 16, 2019.

Mackenzie, Lori, JoAnne Wehner, and Shelley J. Correll. 2019. "Why Most Performance Evaluations Are Biased, and How to Fix Them."Harvard Business Review, January 11, 2019.

Hart, Chloe, Alison Dahl Crossley, and Shelley J. Correll. 2018. "Study: When Leaders Take Sexual Harassment Seriously, So Do Employees."Harvard Business Review, December 14, 2018.

Berdahl, Jennifer L., Peter Glick, and Marianne Cooper. 2018. "How Masculinity Contests Undermine Organizations, and What to Do About It.Harvard Business Review, November 2, 2018.

Mackenzie, Lori and Shelley J. Correll. 2018. "Two Powerful Ways Managers can Curb Implicit Biases.Harvard Business Review, October 1, 2018.

Fielding-Singh, Priya, Devon Magliozzi, and Swethaa Ballakrishnen. 2018. "Why women stay out of the spotlight at work.Harvard Business Review, August 28, 2018. 

Shashkevich, Alex. 2018. "Dismantling gender bias, brick by brick.Stanford Business Magazine, Spring 2018: 18-21.

Shashkevich, Alex. 2018. "Reducing gender inequality at work, one small step at a time.Insights by Stanford Business, January 16, 2018. 

Hempel, Jessi. 2018. "Why are there few women in tech? Watch a recruiting session.Wired, March 1, 2018. 

Correll, Shelley J. and Caroline Simard. 2016. "Research: Vague feedback is holding women back.Harvard Business Review, April 29, 2016. 

Correll, Shelley J. and Lori Mackenzie. 2016. "To succeed in tech, women need more visibility.Harvard Business Review, September 13, 2016.

Cooper, Marianne. 2015. "The false promise of meritocracy.The Atlantic, December 1, 2015.

Duhigg, Charles. 2017. "If GoDaddy can turn the corner on sexism, who can't?The New York Times, July 23, 2017.