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, DC, 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 DC Center for Employment Justice for a research project related to the DC 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”