Kathrin Zippel

Associate Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison

Phone: 617-373-3852
Office: 225F Renaissance Park
Email: k.zippel@neu.edu
CV: Download as PDF
Personal Homepage: http://nuweb.neu.edu/zippel/

Areas of Research/Interest:

  • Sociology of Gender
  • Political Sociology
  • Work and Organizations
  • Science, Knowledge, and Technology
  • Globalization
  • German and European, and European Union Studies

Selected Publications

Kathrin Zippel. The Politics of Sexual Harassment: A Comparative Study of the United States, the European Union and Germany (Cambridge University Press, 2006). Kathrin Zippel is the co-winner of the Victoria Schuck Award 2007 of the American Political Science Association for the best book published the previous year on women and politics. The book received an Honorable Mention from the American Sociology, Sex and Gender Distinguished Book award committee in 2008.

Kathrin Zippel. Forthcoming. “Gender and International Collaborations of Academic Scientists and Engineers: Findings from the Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 2006.” With Lisa M. Frehill. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences

2011. “How Gender Neutral are State Policies on Science and International Mobility of Academics?” Sociologica. 5 (1):1-17.

2009. “The Missing Link for Promoting Gender Equality: Family-Work & Anti-Discrimination Policies” Pp. 209-229 in Gender Equality: Transforming Family Divisions of Labor edited by Janet Gornick and Marcia Meyers with a preface by Erik Wright, Brooklyn: Verso.

2009. “The European Union 2002 Directive on Sexual Harassment: A Feminist Success?” Comparative European Politics. 7 (1):139-157.

2008. “Violence at Work? Framing Sexual Harassment in the European Union.” Pp. 60-80 in Gender Politics in the Expanding European Union. Mobilization, Inclusion, Exclusion, edited by Silke Roth. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books.

2004. “Transnational Advocacy Networks and Policy Cycles in the European Union: The Case of Sexual Harassment.” Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State, and Society, 11 (1): 57-85.

2003.  “Paid to Care: The Origins and Effects of Care Leave Policies in Western Europe.” Co-authored with Kimberly J. Morgan. Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State, and Society, 10 (1): 49-85.

External Affiliations:

• Minda de Gunzburg
• Center for European Studies at Harvard University
• Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University

Courses Taught Undergraduate:

• Web-based http://www.atsweb.neu.edu/zippel/eu/www/index.html Introduction to the European Union
• SOCL 2321 Research Methods | http://www.atsweb.neu.edu/zippel/courses/321/syllabus.pdf
• SOCL 4535 European Union | Syllabus

Courses Taught Graduate:

  • SOCL 7211 Research Methods Spring 2011 | Syllabus
  • SOCL 7256 Gender and Globalization Spring 2010 | Syllabus
  • SOCL 7258 Gender and Work Fall 2010 | Syllabus
  • SOCL 7273 Gender and Social Policy | Syllabus