Eastern Michigan University
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Tricia McTague

Assistant Professor

712S Pray Harrold



Home Department

Department of SAC


2010     Ph.D. Sociology, North Carolina State University.
2002     M.S. Sociology, North Carolina State University
1999     B.A. Sociology, North Carolina State University
  Minors: Women’s & Gender Studies and Spanish

Interests and Expertise

Occupational race and gender segregation; Gender and labor union organizing; Women, job loss, and carework; Gendered identity formation among middle school kids

Publications and Presentations


2012 Hossfeld, Leslie, E. Brooke Kelly, Tricia McTague and Angela Wadsworth. “Gender and Jobloss in Rural North Carolina: The Cost of Carework.” Sociation Today 10: 1 Spring/Summer.

2009 McTague, Tricia, Kevin Stainback, and Donald Tomaskovic-Devey. "An Organizational Approach to Understanding Race and Gender Segregation in US Workplaces.” Social Forces 87: 1499-1527.

2008 Schulman, Michael, Leslie Hossfeld, Tricia McTague, Donnie Charleston, and Kevin Stainback.  “Globalization and Worker Displacement: Is There Life After Converse?” Vol 3 Ch 9 in Globalization Comes Home Anthology, Beverly Crawford and Edward A. Fogarty (eds). Praeger Press.

2006 Tomaskovic-Devey, Donald, Catherine Zimmer, Corre L. Robinson, Kevin Stainback, Tiffany Taylor, and Tricia McTague. "Documenting Desegregation: Segregation in American Workplaces by Race, Ethnicity, and Sex. 1966-2003." American Sociological Review 71: 565-588.


McTague, Tricia. “Young Women Democratizing the Workplace: Gendered Union Organizing in the Service Economy.” August 1. International Sociological Association Second Forum. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Courses Taught

  • WGST 344: Sociology of Gender

The Women's and Gender Studies Department is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344