Krista Brumley

Krista Brumley

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies

313-577-1418

313-577-2735 (fax)

kbrumley@wayne.edu

2265 Faculty Administration Building

 

Curriculum Vitae

Websites

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Krista Brumley

Krista M. Brumley is associate professor of sociology at Wayne State University. She received her PhD in 2004 from Tulane University. Her research focuses on gender, work-family, and work organizations in the U.S. and Mexico. Her current project examines how U.S. workplace conditions impact employee work-family conflict, health and well-being, and career advancement. Her Mexico fieldwork centered on analyzing gendered organizational change post-NAFTA. She also engaged in a case study of non-governmental organizations and political participation in Monterrey, Mexico. She has published on these topics in Gender & Society, Gender, Work and Organizations, the Journal of Family Issues, the Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, and Qualitative Sociology.

Research Interest/Area of Expertise

  • Gender, Work, Work-Family, Organizations, Qualitative Research, Mexico

     

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • PhD, Sociology, Tulane University, 2004
  • MA, Sociology, Tulane University, 1998
  • MPH, Tulane University, 1996

Awards and Grants

  • Humanities Center Fellowship (with Shirin Montazer). 2017. 21st Century Technological Revolution and its Discontents: Work-Family conflict in long distance and proximal relationships.

  • Humanities Center Fellowship. 2013. Having it All or Stalling Out? Gender, family, and work in the new economy.

  • Humanities Center Fellowship. 2010. Gendered Discourses: The (re)production of feminine and masculine workers in Mexico.

  • University Research Grant. 2009. Globalizing Forces and Local Responses.

  • Women of Wayne. 2009. Globalization Influences on Organizational Culture: Gender Matters.

Selected Publications

Brumley, Krista M. [forthcoming] "'It's More Appropriate for Men:" Management and worker perceptions of the gendered ideal worker." Sociological Spectrum.

Brumley, Krista M. 2018. "Involved Fathers, Ideal Workers? Fathers' work-family experiences in the U.S." In Fathers, Childcare, and Work: Cultures, Practices, and Policies, Comparative Perspectives in Family Research Volume 12:209-232. UK: Emerald Publishing Ltd..

Brumley, Krista M. 2014. “The gendered ideal worker narrative: Professional women’s and men’s work experiences in the new economy at a Mexican company.” Gender & Society 28(6): 799-823.

Brumley, Krista M. 2014. “‘You care for your work; I’ll care for your family:’ Perceptions of managerial behavior at a Mexican company.” Community, Work & Family. 

Brumley, Krista M. 2014. “Organizational commitment over the gendered life course at a Mexican company.” Sociological Inquiry 84(4):601-625.

Brumley, Krista M. and Jon Shefner. 2014. “Opportunity, context, and action: Understanding the divergent strategies of two Mexican social movement coalitions in a time of tremendous change.” Sociological Spectrum 34:76-98.

Brumley, Krista M. 2014. “‘Now, we have the same rights as men to keep our jobs:’ Gendered perceptions of opportunity and obstacles in a Mexican workplace.” Gender, Work, & Organization 21(3):217-230.

Brumley, Krista M. 2014. ‘It was like a revolution:’ Women’s perceptions of work-family practices at a Mexican multinational corporation.” The Journal of Family Issues 35(6):776-807.

Brumley, Krista M. 2013. “From responsible debtors to citizens: Collective identity in the debtors’ movement in Monterrey, Mexico.” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 42(2):135-168.

Brumley, Krista M. 2010. “Understanding Mexican NGOs: Goals, strategies, and the local context.” Qualitative Sociology 33:389-414.

Currently Teaching

  • Topics in Sex and Gender, SOC 7800

  • Social Inequality, SOC 2300

Courses taught

Advanced Social Inequality, SOC 8700

Qualitative Methods, SOC 7260

Advanced Sex/Gender, SOC 8720

Introduction to Graduate Studies (proseminar), SOC 7030

Research Methods, SOC 4200

Social Inequality, 3300

Capstone, SOC 4996