Erin Leahey, PhD
Dr. Leahey is interested in social science research practices, particularly data editing and statistical significance testing. She has also recently turned her attention to stratification in science, specifically how the extent of research specialization shapes gender differences in academic career trajectories.
- Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
- PhD, 2002, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Sociology
- Leahey, E. (2004). The role of status in evaluating research practice. Social Science Research, 33(3), 521-537.
- Leahey, E. (in press). Transmitting tricks of the trade: Mentors and the development of research knowledge. Teaching Sociology.
- Leahey, E. (revised and resubmitted). Overseeing research practice: The case of data editing. Science, Technology, & Human Values.
- Leahey, E. (forthcoming in 2008). The sociology of social research practice. Annual Review of Sociology.
- Leahey, E. (2005). Alphas and asterisks: The development of statistical significance testing standards in sociology. Social Forces, 81(1), 1-24.