Gregory, Michele

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  University of London, Institute of Education  Sociology  2003 
    MS  London School of Economics and Political Science  Industrial Relations and Personnel Management  1984 
    BBA  Northeast Louisiana University  Economics  1983 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College  Associate Professor  Sociology  From Fall 2011 to Present 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    NYU  Adjunct  Sociology  1991 
  4. Non Academic Experience


    Place of Employment Title Date
    MetLife Insurance Company  AVP and Marketing Officer  1997-2000 
    Equitable Life Insurance Company  Annuity Product Manager  1995-1997 
    Dean Witter (now Morgan Stanley)  Internal Sales Coordinator and Trust Officer  1991-1995 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Associate Professor  From Fall 2011 to Present 
    Assistant Professor (untenured)  From Fall 2006 to Spring 2011 
    Assistant Professor Substitute Full-time  From Fall 2004 to Spring 2006 
    Coordinator of Sociology Program  From Fall 2005 to Spring 2006 
    Adjunct Assistant Professor  Summer 2004 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:

      Michele Rene Gregory. The Face of the Firm: Corporate Hegemonic Masculinity at Work. New York and London: Routledge, 2016. 320 pages.

    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Michele Rene Gregory. "“The Faggot Clause”: The Embodiment of Homophobia in the Corporate Locker Room." Equality, diversity and inclusion: An international journal. Vol. 30, No. 8 2011: 651-667.

        Michele Rene Gregory. "Inside the Locker Room: Male Homosociability in the Advertising Industry." Gender, Work and Organization. May, 16; 3 2009: 323-347.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:

      Michele Rene Gregory. "Sportswork: the role of sports in the workplace." Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexualit. NA 2014: 416-425.

      Michele Rene Gregory. "Slam dunk: Strategic sport metaphors and the construction of masculine embodiment at work." Advances in Gender: Interactions and Intersections of Gendered Bodies at Work, at Home, and at Play. 14 2010: 297-318.

      Michele Rene Gregory. "‘Talking Sports’: Sports and the Construction of Hegemonic Masculinities at Work." Equality, Diversity And Inclusion At Work A Research Companion. NA 2009: 399-412.

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Body, Sports and Work" July 17, 2014: XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology: Facing an Unequal World. Challenges for Global Sociology, Yokohama, Japan..

    "Sportswork: Masculine sports embodiment and acceptance and non-acceptance at work" July 7, 2011: 27th European Group for Organizational Studies Colloquium: Reassembling Organizations. University of Gothenburg School of Business, Economics & Law, Gothenburg, Sweden..

    "Sports Capital at Work: The hierarchical construction of masculinities in the workplace" July 17, 2010: XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology: Sociology On The Move. Göteborg, Sweden..

    "“Batter Up!”" June 23, 2010: Gender, Work and Organization 6th Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference. Keele University, Staffordshire, UK..

    "“Slam Dunk!”: Sports and the Embodiment of Gendered and Racial Dominance at Work" April 1, 2010: Midwest Sociological Society and North Central Sociological Association: Communities in an Age of Social Transformation. Chicago, Illinois..

    "Who’s a Good Sport? Sports Metaphors, Strategies and Masculinities at Work" October 9, 2009: Why Gender? Conference, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland..

    "“Fags on Ice.” Professional Work and the Embodiment of Hegemonic Athletic Masculinities" July 16, 2009: Equal Opportunities International 2009 Conference. Bosphorus University, Istanbul, Turkey..

    "Transforming Corporate Environments: Women as Agents of Change." June 6, 2008: The National Council for Research on Women: Hitting the Ground Running – Research, Activism, and Leadership for a New Era Annual Conference. The Kimmel Center, New York University, New York, NY..

    "Transformations: Journal of Inclusive Pedagogy and Scholarship. A Roundtable Discussion on Teaching and Scholarly Practices." October 12, 2007: What’s Feminist about Feminist Pedagogy? Second Feminist Pedagogy Conference 2007. The Graduate Center of The City University of New York, New York, NY..

    "Game Face: Masculinities, Management and Competitive Sports." July 6, 2007: 23rd European Group for Organizational Studies Colloquium: Beyond Waltz – Dances of Individuals and Organization. Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna, Austria..

    "White Men Can’t Jump, or Can They? Sports and the Construction of the White Male Corporate Executive" June 27, 2007: 5th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender, Work and Organization. Keele University, Staffordshire, UK..

    "Organizational Hegemony and the Face of the Firm." August 14, 2006: American Sociological Association 101st Annual Meeting: Transgressing Boundaries. Montreal, Quebec, Canada..

    "Organizational Hegemony and the Face of the Firm: The Construction of Women and Men Executives as Different Workers in the British Advertising and Computing Industries" August 11, 2006: Critical Management Studies Research Workshop. Atlanta, GA..

    "Brains, Prisons and Other Metaphors: Re-evaluating Morgan’s Theory Of Organizations in American and British Corporations." July 12, 2006: The 6th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations. Monash University Centre, Prato, Tuscany, Italy..

    "Organizational Hegemony: The Construction of Executive Women and Men as Different Workers in Corporate Britain" July 5, 2006: The 4th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities. University of Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia..

    "Constructing Homogeneity" September 24, 2005: 14th Annual Women & Society Conference, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY..

    "Homosociability and the Construction of Highly Skilled Women and Men as Different Workers in Corporate Britain" June 23, 2005: 4th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender, Work and Organization, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK..

    "Homosociability in the Advertising and the Computing Industries." June 10, 2005: National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference: Women and the Environment: Globalizing and Mobilizing, Orlando, FL..

    "Constructing Homogeneity: Gender and Sexuality in Corporate Britain" April 24, 2004: New England Sociological Association Spring 2004 Conference: Perspectives on Culture and Socialization: Explorations of National and Global Communities, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT..

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    CUNY Faculty Fellowship Publications Program: Spring 2008.

    Excellence in Teaching Award. Awarded by The National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi, York College: May 6, 2008.

    Basketball scholarship: 1983.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    American Sociological Association Travel Grant in conjunction with the National Science Foundation, "Body, Sports and Work.". 2014: $1,500.00.

    PSC-CUNY, “‘Slam Dunk’: Athletic Metaphors and Strategies at Work”. 2009: $1,016.28.

    PSC-CUNY, “Game Face: Masculinities, Management and Competitive Sports”. 2007: $4,625.41.

    PSC-CUNY, CUNY William Stewart Travel Grant. 2007: $300.00.

    University of London, Grant from the University of London’s Senate Research Fund Committee. 1988: $3,000.00.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Completed a Program Assessment Report for the Sociology Program: Fall 2016.

      Working on an Articulation Agreement with the Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY: Fall 2016.

      Prepared Curriculum proposals for SOC 312 WI and SOC 321: Fall 2016.

      Coordinator of the Sociology Program: Fall 2011 to Spring 2015, Fall 2016 to present.

      Interim Coordinator of the Black Studies Program: Fall 2012 to Spring to 2015.

      Participated in the YC Professor 201 workshops: Fall 2012 to Spring 2013.

      Conducted Sexual Harassment Awareness meetings for incoming York College fieldwork students in the Social Work discipline: Spring 2008 to Spring 2014.

      Member of the Department of Social Sciences Academic Program Review Committee: Fall 2013 to Spring 2014.

      Chair of the York College Department of Social Sciences Academic Integrity Committee: Spring 2009 to Spring 2011.

      Participated in the York College Department of Social Sciences new adjunct faculty workshop: Fall 2007.

      Participated in obtaining and analyzing data regarding Sociology minors for the York College Sociology Program Review: Fall 2007.

      Coordinator of the Sociology Program as a substitute full-time assistant professor: Fall 2005 to Fall 2006.

    2. Service to the School

      Workshop Participant, Workshop Title: Re-Reading Across the Curriculum. A Roundtable Discussion. Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL): October 16, 2014.

      Member of the School of Health and Behavioral Sciences Leadership Committee on Assessment: Fall 2012 to Fall 2013.

      Member of the School of Health and Behavioral Sciences Leadership Committee: Fall 2011 to Spring 2012.

      Workshop Presenter, Workshop Title: Reading Across the Curriculum. A Roundtable Discussion. Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL): October 27, 2011.

      Chair of the School of Health and Behavioral Sciences Leadership Committee on External Data: Fall 2011.

      Completed certificate for the Sexual Harassment Prevention Program Training: December 17, 2007.

      Workshop Presenter, Workshop Title: Factors Shaping Student (Un)Preparedness: Validation, Race, and Instructor Responsibility. Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL): December 5, 2007.

      Participated in the York College Interdisciplinary Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) meeting to discuss ways to improve student performance and writing assignments in sociology writing-intensive courses: Spring 2007.

    3. Service to the College

      Member of the York College Academic Integrity Committee: Fall 2011 to Spring 2015.

      Member of the York College Department of History and Philosophy job search committee: Spring 2015.

      Member of the York College Sexual Harassment Awareness and Intake Committee: Fall 2006 to Spring 2015.

      Member of the York College Social Sciences job search committee: Spring 2014.

      Member of the York College Social Sciences job search committee: Spring 2013.

      Member of the York College Student Elections Committee: Fall 2008 to Spring 2011.

      Chair of the York College Student Elections Committee: Fall 2009 to Spring 2010.

      Member of the York College Social Work job search committee: Spring 2010.

      Member of the York College Keystone Course in World and US History FIG: Spring 2009.

      Member of the York College Collaborative Learning FIG: Fall 2008.

      Member of the York College African-American Studies and Anthropology job search committee: Spring 2008.

      Member of the York College Behavioral Sciences job search committee: Spring 2008)..

      Member of the York College Behavioral Sciences job search committee: Fall 2007.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University

      Committee Member of the CUNY University Committee on Research Awards (UCRA) Interdisciplinary Studies Review Panel: Fall 2010 to Spring 2011.

      Committee Member of the CUNY Community College Collaborative Incentive Research Grants Program: Spring 2010.

      Committee Member of the CUNY Community College Collaborative Incentive Research Grants Program: Spring 2009.

      External reviewer for the Women’s Studies Panel for the Professional Staff Congress/City University of New York Grants: Fall 2003 to Spring 2004.

  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Book Talk: a presentation and discussion of my book, "The Face of the Firm," presented by the York College African American Resource Center: Fall 2016.

    External reviewer for the academic Peer-Reviewed Journal Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal: Fall 2015.

    External reviewer for the academic Peer-Reviewed Journal Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal: Spring 2015.

    External reviewer for the academic Peer-Reviewed Journal Gender, Work and Organization: Spring 2015.

    Guest Speaker on panel entitled: "Black Women in Sports," presented by the York College African American Resource Center: Spring 2015.

    Member of the editorial board for Transformations, an academic peer-reviewed journal dedicated to advancing theoretical and empirical research on pedagogical practices: Fall 2007 to Fall 2014.

    External reviewer for the academic Peer-Reviewed Journal Employee Relations: Spring 2014.

    Guest Speaker on panel entitled: "Why Bring IT to My Games? Donald Sterling and the NBA: What is the Proper Analysis?" presented by the York College African American Resource Center: Spring 2014.

    Attended the New York Africana Studies Association meeting at SUNY New Paltz. This meeting was for Chairs and Coordinators of Africana Studies in New York State Colleges and Universities: November 16, 2013.

    External reviewer for the academic Peer-Reviewed Journal Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal: Fall 2013.

    Guest Speaker on panel entitled: "Million Dollar Slaves. White Supremacy and American Sport," presented by the York College African American Resource Center: Spring 2013.

    Guest speaker on panel entitled: "Pathways to Success: The Journey of Black Pillars in Higher Education "Will Not Be Televised. It Will Be Photographed!" Event held for Black History Month at the African American Resource Center": February 26, 2013.

    External reviewer for the academic Peer-Reviewed Journal, Journal of Communication Inquiry: Spring 2012.

    External reviewer for the academic Peer-Reviewed Journal Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal: Fall 2011.

    Academic Advisor and mentor to a Bronx High School of Science student participating in the Intel Science Project: Summer 2010 to Fall 2011.

    Guest speaker delivering paper entitled, "The Right Fit? Bodies, Sports and the Construction of Workplace Inclusion and Exclusion," at the School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, London, England: July 14, 2011.

    Co-Chair of the Columbia University Seminar, “Women and Society”: Summer 2009 to Summer 2011.

    Member of the Columbia University Seminar, “Women and Society”: Fall 2006 to present.

    External reviewer for the academic Peer-Reviewed Journal Gender, Work and Organization: Fall 2010.

    External reviewer for the academic Peer-Reviewed Journal Gender, Work and Organization: Spring 2010.

    External reviewer for the academic Peer-Reviewed Journal Transformations: Fall 2009.

    External reviewer for the academic Peer-Reviewed Journal Gender, Work and Organization: Spring 2009.

    Interviewed by Wall Street Journal reporter Emily Flitter for articled entitled, "Upping the Odds.": June 4, 2008.

    External reviewer for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada: Spring 2007.

    Guest presenter, paper entitled: "Sex in the Corporation: Executive Privilege and the Use of Heterosexuality at Work," at Columbia University's Women and Society Seminar, New York, NY: October 17, 2005.

    Guest lecturer on Gender and Sexuality at Work, at Jersey City State University, Jersey City, NJ: December 3, 2003.

    Presented research findings on gender inequality in advertising to the Shadow Minister for the Arts and Media, House of Commons, London, England: Fall 1989.

    Guest speaker at the Women in Organisations Conference, paper entitled, "Employer's Use of Gender in the Construction of Work and Labour," The Business School, Polytechnic of North London, England: June 15, 1988.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      SOC  101 Lecture and Fully online  Introduction to Sociology 
      SOC  201 Writing Intensive  Sociological Analysis 
      SOC  235  Race and Ethnicity 
      SOC  239  Sociology of Work 
      SOC  334  Complex Organizations 
      SOC  341  Political Sociology 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):