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Sarah Jane Glynn

Director, Women's Economic Policy

Expertise: Economics, employment, labor, women and work, workforce development, business and industry

Sarah Jane Glynn is Director for Women’s Economic Policy at American Progress. Prior to coming to American Progress, she worked as an adjunct faculty member at Vanderbilt University and Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. She also served on the editorial staff for Work and Occupations, an interdisciplinary sociological journal. Sarah Jane’s research has focused on understudied aspects of the service economy, including working conditions, skilled service providers, and entrepreneurialism.

Sarah Jane will receive her Ph.D. in sociology in the fall of 2011 from Vanderbilt University, where she also earned her M.A. A native of California, she holds a B.A. in women’s studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.