Heidi Gottfried

Heidi Gottfried

Associate Professor


313-577-2735 (fax)


Curriculum vitae

Heidi Gottfried

Dr. Gottfried received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1987. Some of her research interests are: sociology of work, sociology of gender, welfare state, feminist theory, labor movements, & comparative political economy. Dr. Gottfried typically teaches courses on sex & gender, social problems, or gender, globalization & paid work.


  • Ph.D . Sociology (December 1987) University of Wisconsin, Madison,
  • MA Sociology (August 1983) University of Michigan, Ann Arb or
  • BA (with distinction) (May 1979) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,

Currently teaching

  • Sociology 2100 Gendered Worlds
  • Sociology 2020 Social Problems
  • Sociology of Gender 4408
  • Social Inequality


Courses taught

Sociology 8270 Seminar on Gender

Sociology 7100/5100 Speical topics Globalization, Gender and Work

Sociology 4960 Women in Society