Christine E. Bose


Christine E. BoseExpertise: Stratification and Global and US Gender Studies

Contact Info:

  • Office: 330 Arts & Sciences Building
  • Phone: please contact by email
  • Mailing Address:
  • 1400 Washington Ave.
    Arts & Sciences 351
    University at Albany
    Albany, NY 12222

CV: Curriculum Vitae


  • 1974 Ph.D., Sociology, Johns Hopkins University
  • 1969 B.A., Mathematics, Wagner College

Recent Research Projects

  • Professor Bose holds joint appointments in the Departments of Women’s Studies and Latin American, Caribbean, and US Latino Studies, along with her primary appointment in Sociology. Her interest areas are US and global gender inequalities, stratification and labor market issues, international development and migration, and race/ethnicity differences among women.
  • She has published in the areas of occupational prestige and status attainment, women’s employment as it varies by ethnicity, the social impact of household technology, women’s work at the turn of the century (1900), gender and development in Latin America, women’s global carework and migration (2006), and global gender research (2009).
  • She has published in several of these areas with an emphasis on racial-ethnic experiences including employment and poverty among Latinas, women and development in Latin America, and most recently on women's work at the turn of the century.

Research Interests

  • Gender
  • Stratification
  • Labor Markets
  • Historical Sociology
  • Global and Transnational Gender Issues
  • Race/Ethnicity/Gender/Class Intersectionality

Courses Taught

  • SOC 221: Statistics for Sociologists
  • SOC/WSS 344: Women in the Political Economy
  • SOC 440Z: Global Gender Inequalities
  • SOC/WSS 644: Global Gender Inequalities