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Sharon is an outstanding teacher and mentor to many, many people across the Iowa State University Campus, and has been a wonderful "sounding board" for me as the ISU golf coach in dealing with my student/athletes. I will be forever grateful to Sharon for sharing her experiences and her wisdom with me.
Sharon R. Bird is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Iowa State University. She received a BA from the University of Oklahoma, an MA from the University of Oklahoma, and a PhD from Washington State University. Professor Bird's research and interests focus primarily on issues of social inequality. Her current research centers on how sex and gender differences among members of work groups affect the quality of work. She is also interested in the intersections of race, class, and gender, the social construction of masculinities theories in inequality, organizational demography, and work.