Elizabeth Gorman
D: Professions and Professionals in a Globalizing World

Elizabeth Gorman is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia, where she teaches courses on work, gender, organizations, and sociology of law.  Her research interests focus on gender- and race-based workplace inequality and on professional and expert work.  Her research has appeared in the American Sociological Review, the American Journal of Sociology, and a number of other journals. Dr. Gorman’s current project examines the increasing role of the state in the regulation of professional misconduct in the legal and accounting professions.  She holds a JD from the University of Chicago and a PhD from Harvard University. Dr. Gorman is one of the co-organizers of SASE’s Network D: Professions and Professionals in a Globalizing World. She has served as Chair of the American Sociological Association’s Section on the Sociology of Law and will serve as Chair of the Section on Organizations, Occupations and Work in 2023-2024

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