• Bio:

    Pamela Stone is Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center. An expert on women in the workplace, she has written widely on such topics as the gender wage gap, pay equity, and the work-family interface. She has also provided expert testimony, consulted and lectured extensively about these issues. In 2010 she was one of only a handful of academic researchers invited to participate at the historic White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility. Her recent book, Opting Out? Why Women Really Quit Careers and Head Home has received a great deal of attention in the press, including The New York Times, Newsweek, Time, Business Week and Science. Professor Stone also appeared on the CBS Nightly News and the Today Show. Recognized as well in the scholarly community, her book won the 2009 William J. Goode Book Award of the American Sociological Association.

  • Current Projects:

    Stone’s research is currently underway with various collaborators, she is examining long-term trends in opting out and carrying out a cross-national comparison of the utilization of flexible work options

  • Research Areas: Sociology