ELIZABETH KORVER-GLENN

University of New Mexico

Department of Sociology

ekg@unm.edu

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2017-present

University of New Mexico

Assistant Professor of Sociology

2018-2019

Rice University, Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Kinder Scholar

EDUCATION

2017

Ph.D. Sociology, Rice University

Dissertation: “Under Construction: Race and Housing Markets in 21st Century Urban America” (Committee: James R. Elliott (Chair); Jenifer Bratter, Alex Byrd (History), and Michael O. Emerson)

Winner, John W. Gardner Award for Best Dissertation in the Social Sciences

2014

M.A. Sociology, Rice University

2006

B.A. International Studies, Cedarville University

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Note: Asterisks (*) indicate undergraduate students, post-baccalaureate fellows, or graduate students at the time of paper submission.

Forthcoming

Elliott, James R., Elizabeth Korver-Glenn, and Dan Bolger*. “The Successive Nature of City Parks: Making and Remaking Unequal Access Over Time.” City & Community.

2018

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “Compounding Inequalities: How Racial Stereotypes and Discrimination Accumulate Across the Stages of Housing Exchange.” American Sociological Review 83(4):627-656.

        Lead article

Winner, SSSP Social Problems Theory Division Student Paper Award

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. "Brokering Ties and Inequality: How White Real Estate Agents Recreate Advantage and Exclusion in Urban Housing Markets." Social Currents 5(4):350-368.

Winner, SSSP Racial and Ethnic Minorities Division Student Paper Award

Honorable Mention, ASA Community and Urban Sociology Section Student Paper Award

Howell, Junia and Elizabeth Korver-Glenn.†. “Neighborhoods, Race, and the 21st-Century Housing Appraisal Industry.” Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 4(4):473-490.

 

        †Authors listed alphabetically by last name to reflect equal contributions.

2017

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth, Monika Jain*, Joel Thompson*, Alan Steinberg, Dominic Herkes*, and Talia Kramer*. “Environmental Equality in Neighborhood Amenities and Planning: A Houston, Texas Case Study.” Environmental Justice 10(6):193-200.

2016

Chávez, Sergio, Heather B. Edelblute, and Elizabeth Korver-Glenn. "Life on the Edge: Balancing Gendered and Occupational Identities among Unauthorized Mexican Migrant Roofers." Qualitative Sociology 39(2):125-146.

2015

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. "(Collective) Memory of Racial Violence and the Social Construction of the Hispanic Category among Houston Hispanics." Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 1(3):424-438.

Winner, Walter and Helen Hall Graduate Paper Award

Emerson, Michael O., Elizabeth Korver-Glenn, and Kiara W. Douds*. "Studying Race and Religion: A Critical Assessment." Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 1(3):349-359.

Feature Review

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth, Esther Chan*, and Elaine Howard Ecklund. “Perceptions of Science Education Among African American and White Evangelicals: A Texas Case Study.” Review of Religious Research 57(1):131-148.

2014

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “Middle-Class Mexican Americans, Neighborhood Affect, and Redevelopment in Houston’s Northside Barrio.” City & Community 13(4):381-402.

        

Coverage in the Houston Chronicle

BOOK REVIEWS

2018

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “Citizens But Not Americans: Race and Belonging Among Latino Millennials,” by Nilda Flores-González (NYU Press, 2017). Social Forces 96(4):e6.

(Invited)

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas” by Monica Muñoz Martínez. (Harvard University Press, 2018). American Journal of Sociology.

(Invited)

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “Manifest Destinies: The Making of the Mexican American Race, 2nd Edition” by Laura E. Gómez (NYU Press, 2018). Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.

MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARATION

Race Brokers: Housing Markets and Durable Segregation in 21st Century Urban America. [book manuscript in progress]

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth and James R. Elliott. “Urban Churning: Neighborhood Racial Trajectories in Houston, 1960-2010.” [draft available]

Roberto, Elizabeth M. and Elizabeth Korver-Glenn. “The Spatial Structure and Local Experience of Segregation in Houston, TX.” [draft available]

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth, Sylvia Emmanuel, Mary E. Campbell, and Verna M. Keith. “Media Consumption and Racialized Residential Preferences.” [draft in progress]

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “Managing White Racial Emotions in Urban Real Estate.” [draft in progress]

Howell, Junia and Elizabeth Korver-Glenn. “Home Value Disparities in U.S. Metropolitan Areas, 1990-2010.” [draft in progress]

GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS

2018

Valdez, Sarah (PI), Elizabeth Roberto (Co-PI), and Elizabeth Korver-Glenn (Co-PI). “The Role of the Built Environment in Immigrant Integration.” 2,740,428 SEK [$301,406 USD]. National Research Programme for Sustainable Spatial Planning (Open Call), FORMAS Sweden. (Awarded)

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth (PI) and Elizabeth Roberto (Co-PI). “The Spatial Structure of Income Segregation by Race, Ethnicity, and Nativity in Houston.” $7,800 American Sociological Association Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline. (Awarded)

2017

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth (PI) and Elizabeth Roberto (Co-PI). “The Spatial Structure of Income Segregation by Race, Ethnicity, and Nativity in Houston.” $7,800 American Sociological Association Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline. (Revise and Resubmit)

2016

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth (PI). “Under Construction: Race & Housing Markets in 21st Century Urban America.” $4,000 Dissertation Research Improvement Grant. Social Sciences Research Institute, Rice University. (Awarded)

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth (PI) and Sharon Washington (Co-PI). “Exploring the Relationship between Racial and Cultural (In)Tolerance Using Interactive Internet Technologies.” $4,798. The Boniuk Institute. (Awarded)

2013

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth (PI). “Race, Ethnicity, and Class in Inner-City Houston: A Comparative Neighborhood Study.” $2,000 Pre-Dissertation Research Grant. Social Sciences Research Institute, Rice University. (Awarded)

HONORS & AWARDS

2017

Winner, John W. Gardner Award for Best Dissertation in the Social Sciences

Winner, SSSP Racial and Ethnic Minorities Division Student Paper Award

Winner, SSSP Social Problems Theory Division Student Paper Award

Honorable Mention, ASA Community and Urban Sociology Student Paper Award

2016

Finalist, Rice University Graduate Instructor Award

2015

Walter and Helen Hall Graduate Paper Award

2006

Centennial Library Top Scholar Award

2006

Cedarville Scholar Award

SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2018

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “(Un)Comfortable and (Un)Safe: How White Housing Market Professionals’ and Consumers’ Racialized Emotions Reproduce Racial Segregation.” American Sociological Association Annual Conference, Section Session. Philadelphia, PA. August 11-14, 2018.

Roberto, Elizabeth and Elizabeth Korver-Glenn. “The Spatial Structure and Local Experience of Segregation in Houston, TX.” American Sociological Association Annual Conference, Regular Session. Philadelphia, PA. August 11-14, 2018.

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “(Un)Comfortable and (Un)Safe: How White Housing Market Professionals’ and Consumers’ Racialized Emotions Reproduce Racial Segregation.” Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Conference, Section Session. Philadelphia, PA. August 10-12, 2018.

Roberto, Elizabeth and Elizabeth Korver-Glenn. “The Spatial Structure and Local Experience of Segregation in Houston, TX.” Population Association of America Annual Conference, Regular Session. Denver, CO. April 26-28, 2018.

Howell, Junia and Elizabeth Korver-Glenn. “Priced Out: How Urbanization and Segregation Drive Neighborhood Racial Inequality in Home Values.” Population Association of America Annual Conference, Regular Session. Denver, CO. April 26-28, 2018.

2017

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “Building and Brokering Race: The Institutional Context of Segregation.” American Sociological Association Annual Conference, Regular Session. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. August 12-15, 2017.

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “Racial Discrimination in the Everyday Operation of Contemporary Urban Housing Markets.” Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Conference, Critical Dialogue Session. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. August 11-13, 2017.

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “How Racial Formation and Inequality Happen in Urban Housing Markets.” Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Conference, Regular Session. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. August 11-13, 2017.

2016

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. "Legal Discrimination and the Reproduction of Racial Inequality in the Contemporary Houston Housing Market." American Sociological Association Annual Conference, Regular Session, Seattle, WA. August 20-23, 2016.

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth and James R. Elliott. "Urban Churning: The Formation of Black, Latino, and White Enclaves in Houston, 1960-2010." American Sociological Association Annual Conference, Section Session, Seattle, WA. August 20-23, 2016.

2015

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. "(Collective) Memory of Racial Violence and the Social Construction of the Hispanic Category among Houston Hispanics." American Sociological Association Annual Conference, Section Session, Chicago, IL. August 22-25, 2015.

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. "The Neighborhood Looking-Glass: Non-poor Hispanics' Neighborhood Perceptions (of Disorder) in a Houston Barrio." Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference, Miami, FL. April 8-11, 2015.

2014

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “Color-blind Racism Among Non-poor Latinos in a Redeveloping Houston Barrio.” Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX. March 19-22, 2014.

2013

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “Middle-Class Mexican Americans, Neighborhood Affect, and Redevelopment in Houston’s Northside Barrio.” Sociology of Development Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. October 24-25, 2013.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Instructor of Record

2018

Race and Inequality; University of New Mexico

Sociological Theory; University of New Mexico

2017

Race and Inequality; University of New Mexico

2016

Inequality and Urban Life; Rice University.

Teaching Assistant

2015

Urban Systems; Rice University.

2013

Social Theory; Rice University.

MEDIA, BRIEFS, & POLICY REPORTS

2018

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. ““How America’s Real Estate Brokers Still Use Practices That Reinforce Segregation.” Scholars Strategy Network. https://scholars.org/brief/how-americas-real-estate-brokers-still-use-practices-reinforce-racial-segregation

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “What are the major causes of the racial wealth gap between black and white households?” ‘Ask the Expert’ Q&A for WalletHub feature on racial ‘progress.’

https://wallethub.com/edu/states-with-the-most-and-least-racial-progress/18428/#elizabeth-korver-glenn

2016

O’Connell, Heather and Elizabeth Korver-Glenn. “Houston’s Future: Housing Equality.” Op-Ed for the Houston Chronicle. http://www.houstonchronicle.com/opinion/outlook/article/Houston-s-future-10828878.php?t=01c2feda72438d9cbb&cmpid=twitter-premium

INVITED TALKS & PANELS

2018

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “Durable Segregation: Understanding Patterns and Processes.” Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Rice University; Houston, TX. September 17, 2018.

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “Symposium on Race and Real Estate.” Redfin Corporation; Seattle, WA. September 6, 2018. (Keynote)

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “Race and the Real Estate Brokerage Industry.” Windermere Real Estate; Seattle, WA. September 6, 2018. (Keynote)

2017

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. Author Meets Critic Panelist (Shades of White Flight by Mark Mulder, Rutgers University Press), Association for the Sociology of Religion Annual Conference. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. August 14, 2017.

2016

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “Race and Neighborhoods in Houston.” Reach Beyond Mission; Houston, TX. July 18, 2016.

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “Breaking Barriers: Resourcing Students at Under-Resourced Schools.” Young Owls Leadership Program; Houston, TX. May 31, 2016.

2015

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. "Neighborhoods, Real Estate, and Race: A Houston Case Study." Norhill Heights Civic Association; Houston, TX. October 27, 2015.

2013

Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth. “Changing Landscapes: Perceptions of Redevelopment in Houston’s Northside Barrio.” Rice Gallery Marshland Installation Programming; Houston, TX. November 6, 2013.

UNIVERSITY & PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Grant Reviewer: National Science Foundation (2018)

Editorial Board Member: Sociology of Race and Ethnicity (2018-2021)

Journal Reviewer:

American Journal of Sociology

American Sociological Review

City & Community

Journal of Cultural Economy

Social Currents

Social Problems

Sociological Forum

Sociology of Race and Ethnicity

Sociology of Religion

The Sociological Quarterly

Urban Affairs Review

2018

Co-Assistant Editor, ASA Community and Urban Sociology Section Newsletter

Committee Member, SSSP Poverty, Class, and Inequality Division Graduate Student Paper Award.

UNM Department of Sociology, Undergraduate Committee

2017

Critical Dialogue Presider: “Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity.” Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. August 12-13, 2017.

UNM Department of Sociology, Colloquium Committee

2015

Roundtable Presider, ASA Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities: “Negotiating Racial and Ethnic Identities,” American Sociological Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. August 22-25, 2015.

2014

Judge, Social Sciences, Rice Undergraduate Research Symposium. April 16, 2014.

Panel Moderator, “Ethnicity and Neighborhood Economic Development,” Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX. March 19-22, 2014.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Sociological Association

Population Association of America

Scholars Strategy Network

Social Science History Association

Society for the Study of Social Problems

REFERENCES

Available upon request.