Associate Professor of Sociology
University of Virginia Sociology Department
P.O. Box 400766
Charlottesville, VA 22904
Gorman, Elizabeth H. 2015. “Getting ahead in professional organizations:individual qualities, socioeconomic background and organizational context.” Journal of Professions and Organization, 2015, 0, 1–26
Gorman, Elizabeth H. 2014. “Professional Self-Regulation in North America: The Cases of Law and Accounting.” Sociology Compass 8: 491-508.
Fiona M. Kay and Elizabeth H. Gorman. 2012. "Developmental Practices, Organizational Culture, and Minority Representation in Organizational Leadership: The Case of Partners in Large U.S. Law Firms." The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 639: 91-113.
Gorman, Elizabeth H. and Rebecca L. Sandefur. 2011. “ ‘Golden Age,’ Quiescence, and Revival: How the Sociology of Professions Became the Study of Knowledge-Based Work.” Work and Occupations 38: 275-302.
Elizabeth H. Gorman and Fiona Kay. 2010. "Racial and Ethnic Minority Representation in Large U.S. Law Firms." Special Issue: Law Firms, Legal Culture, and Legal Practice, Studies in Law Politics, and Society, Vol 52, 211-238.
Julie A. Kmec and Elizabeth H. Gorman. "Gender and Discretionary Work Effort: Evidence From the United States and Britain." Work and Occupations 2010; 37; 3.
Elizabeth H. Gorman and Julie A. Kmec. "Hierarchical Rank and Women’s Organizational Mobility: Glass Ceilings in Corporate Law Firms." American Journal of Sociology, Volume 114 Number 5 (March 2009): 1428–74.
Fiona Kay and Elizabeth H. Gorman. 2008. "Women in the Legal Profession." Annual Review of Law and Social Science 4: 299-332.
"We (Have To) Try Harder: Gender and Required Work Effort in Britain and the United States." Gender Society 2007; 21; 828-856. (with Julie A. Kmec)
“Work Uncertainty and the Promotion of Professional Women: The case of Law Firm Partnership .” Social Forces 85 (2): 865-890. (December 2006)
“Gender Stereotypes, Same-Gender Preferences, and Organizational Variation in the Hiring of Women: Evidence from Law Firms.” American Sociological Review 70:702-728. (August 2005)