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Emilie Glass, MA, CNP

Senior Research Specialist

Center for Research on Women and Gender


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Emilie Glass-Riveros, MA, CNP, is a Senior Research Specialist at the Center for Research on Women and Gender (CRWG). Emilie received her MA in Sociology from University of Illinois at Chicago in 2017, and has completed her coursework and comp exams toward her doctorate. As a doctoral student, Emilie’s research interests focused on health of pregnant persons, health and health outcomes of historically oppressed groups, and interdisciplinary research and research methods. Emilie earned a Certification in Women’s Health Research in 2017, and worked as a Graduate Research Assistant for Dr. Laura Hirshfield in the College of Medicine on multiple interdisciplinary, applied-research projects. For the past three years, Emilie has worked with various nonprofits in Texas, whose missions focus on community health and community building, as a research and evaluation lead for programs and large, city-wide community-building research projects. Emilie is passionate about applied-research that seeks to aid health experiences and outcomes of historically oppressed groups, especially around birthing and the politics of motherhood. Emilie is a mixed-methods researcher with experience in survey data, third party data set analysis, in-depth interviews, and focus groups; Emilie is fluent in Spanish and can collect and analyze qualitative data in both languages.

Selected Publications

Laura E. Hirshfield and Emilie Glass. 2018. “Gender and Diversity in STEM and Medical Careers” Handbook of the Sociology of Gender, eds. Barbara Risman, Carissa Froyum, William Scarborough. Springer Press.