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Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD, Harvard University

… → 2009

Sociology, AM, Harvard University

… → 2006

Psychology and Sociology, AB, Yale University

… → 2000

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hiring Social Sciences
elite Social Sciences
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social class Social Sciences
applicant Social Sciences
evaluation Social Sciences
exclusion Social Sciences

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Research Output 2008 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

Scaling Down Inequality: Rating Scales, Gender Bias, and the Architecture of Evaluation

Rivera, L. & Tilcsik, A., Apr 1 2019, In : American Sociological Review. 84, 2, p. 248-274 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rating scale
scaling
rating
gender
trend
16 Citations (Scopus)

When Two Bodies Are (Not) a Problem: Gender and Relationship Status Discrimination in Academic Hiring

Rivera, L., Dec 1 2017, In : American Sociological Review. 82, 6, p. 1111-1138 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hiring
discrimination
gender
career
gatekeeper
51 Citations (Scopus)

Class Advantage, Commitment Penalty: The Gendered Effect of Social Class Signals in an Elite Labor Market

Rivera, L. & Tilcsik, A., Dec 1 2016, In : American Sociological Review. 81, 6, p. 1097-1131 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social class
penalty
elite
labor market
commitment

Guess Who Doesn’t Fit In at Work

Rivera, L. A., May 30 2016, In : The New York times.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pedigree: How elite students get elite jobs

Rivera, L., Apr 22 2016, Princeton University Press. 379 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

elite
hiring
firm
applicant
social status