Prof. Cynthia Deitch

Dr. Cynthia Deitch
Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Sociology, and Public Policy
Phillips Hall
801 22nd St. NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
United States
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

Gender and Work

Gender and Employment Policy

Current Research

Cynthia Deitch received a Community Based Participatory Research grant for 2014-2015 from the GW Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service for research collaboration with the D.C. Center for Employment Justice for a research project related to the D.C. paid sick leave law.


“Sexual Harassment of Low Wage Immigrant Workers in the United States: Lessons from EEOC Lawsuits” (2015).

"Sexual Harassment in Education and Work Settings: Current Research and Best Practices for Prevention". New York: Praeger-In Michele Paludi, Jennifer Martin, James Gruber, Susan Fineran (eds.) . 

Classes Taught

WSGG 6221 Research Issues in Women’s Studies

WSGG 6283 Practicum in Women’s Studies

WSGG 6240 Women and Public Policy

WSGG/SOC 6268   Race, Class, Gender

WSGG 1000 Deans’ seminar, “Policy, Gender, and Inequality”