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Catherine Crowder

Course Title: All that Glitters: The Sociology of Fashion

Catherine Crowder is a Ph.D. student of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego. She is graduate student researcher examining the current positioning of women in corporate governance, both on boards of directors and as lead executives, in Fortune 500 companies. She was formerly a project coordinator for Chicago STEM Pathways Cooperative, where she designed, administered, collected and analyzed data for Chicago STEM Pathways survey. 

  • BA in Drama, Minor in Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis 
  • MA in Social Science, The University of Chicago 
  • PhD in Philosophy, University of California, San Diego (in process) 
  • Teaching Assistant, UC San Diego, July 2013 - present
  • Workshop Leader, UC San Diego Sixth College, Pre-writing strategies and revision strategies, April 2017
  • Workshop Leader, UC San Diego Sixth College,  translating pedagogical research into best practices in writing courses, April 2017 
  • Elite Instructor and Tutor, Kaplan Test Prep, April 2010-August 2012
  • Drama Teacher and Production Co-director, University Theater and St. Thomas the Apostle School, October 2010-May 2011
  • UCSD Sociology Department Summer Research Grant 2015, to support “Purse and Pulpit” project analyzing congregations’ material responses to female clergy leadership
  • National Merit Scholar 2004, matching four-year Wash. U. scholarship