Sarah Thébaud

American Sociological Association/National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Sociology

Sarah Thébaud is an American Sociological Association/National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Sociology. Often focusing on cross-cultural comparisons, her research integrates theory and methods from the areas of Gender, Economic Sociology, Social Psychology, Organizations, Work and Labor Markets, and Social Policy. Sarah recently completed her Ph.D. in sociology from Cornell University, where her dissertation utilized survey data and laboratory studies to investigate why men are approximately two times more likely than women to be entrepreneurs in most industrialized nations after accounting for gender differences in relevant resources. Her research has been published in Social Psychology Quarterlyand Gender & Society and has been supported by the National Science Foundation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In a current project, she is investigating the impact of the financial crisis on gender inequality in high-tech entrepreneurship.