Cynthia Deitch

Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Sociology, Associate Director of the Women's Studies Program
Address: Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Building
837 22nd St. NW
Washington DC,
Phone: 202-994-7438
[email protected]

Gender and work
Gender and employment policy


PhD University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1980


Deitch, Cynthia. “Sexual Harassment of Low Wage Immigrant Workers in the United States: Lessons from EEOC Lawsuits." In Michele Pauludi, Jennifer Martin, James Gruber, Susan Fineran (eds.)  Sexual Harassment in Education and Work Settings: Current Research and Best Practices for Prevention, New York: Praeger, 2015.

Deitch, Cynthia, and Ariane Hegewisch. "VII Sex and Race Discrimination Litigation Settlements as Opportunities for Organizational Change." Journal of Business and Psychology 28, no. 4 (2013): 425-438.

Deitch, Cynthia. “Policies to Correct Inequality." In Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia (ed. Vicki Smith). NY: SAGE Publications, 2013.

Hegewisch, Ariane, Cynthia Deitch, and Evelyn Murphy, Ending Sex and Race Discrimination in the Workplace: Legal Interventions That Push the Envelope, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Washington, DC, 2011.

Deitch, Cynthia. "Manufacturing Job Loss among Blue Collar Women: An Assessment of Data and Policy." In Gender Differences: Their Impact on Public Policy (co-author). Greenwood Press, 1991.

Deitch, Cynthia. "Gender, Race, and Class Politics and the Inclusion of Gender in Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act." Gender and Society 7(2), 1993.

Deitch, Cynthia. "How U.S. Radiologists Use Their Professional Time: Factors Affecting Work Activity and Retirement Plans" (co-author). Radiology 194(1): 33-40, 1995.

Classes Taught

WSGG 4183/6283 - Practicum in Women's Studies
WSGG 6221 - Research Issues in Women's Studies: Applied Feminist Theory
SOC/WSGG 6268 - Race, Gender, and Class