Sarah Blithe

Sarah Blithe, Ph.D.

Associate Professor; Graduate Studies Director
Sarah Blithe

Summary

Sarah Blithe is a gender and organizational communication scholar whose interests lie in the role that discourse and communication play in shaping our social identities and organizational policies.

Her research takes a social justice approach to examine inequality in organizations and occupations. She also studies the impact of different pedagogical approaches, including feminist pedagogy and service-learning.

Research interests

  • Gender, difference and social identities
  • Feminism
  • Intercultural communication
  • Discourse, business and organizational communication and policy
  • Service-learning
  • Pedagogy

Courses taught

  • COM 412
  • COM 422
  • COM 317

Publications

  • Ashcraft, C., DuBow, W., Eger, E., Blithe, S., & Sevier, B. (2013). Male Advocates and Allies: Promoting Gender Diversity in Technology Workplaces. Boulder, CO: National Center for Women & Information Technology.
  • Blithe, S.J. Paternity leaves. In L. Ganong and M. Coleman (Eds.) Social History of American Families: An Encyclopedia. Sage.
  • Blithe, S.J. Dual income couples. In L. Ganong and M. Coleman (Eds.) Social History of American Families: An Encyclopedia. Sage.
  • Blithe, S.J. Maternity leaves. In L. Ganong and M. Coleman (Eds.) Social History of American Families: An Encyclopedia. Sage.
  • Blithe, S.J. Mary Kay and Tupperware parties. In L. Ganong and M. Coleman (Eds.) Social History of American Families: An Encyclopedia. Sage.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder
  • M.A., University of Denver
  • B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder