Gail M. McGuire


Sylvia E. Bowman Award (2011)
Indiana University South Bend
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology & Anthropology


Gail M. McGuire is Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Indiana University South Bend. She earned her Ph.D. from Ohio State University in 1997. She served as the chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology for a number of years.

McGuire has successfully secured grants for her research, and her work has been published in journals such as Work and Occupations, National Women's Studies Association Journal, Gender and Society, and Social Problems. She has helped 15 students publish their research, served as a faculty mentor for nearly 50 students who received research grants and for more than 70 students who have presented papers at conferences.

Her awards include the STARs (Students Together Able and Respected) Teacher of the Year Award in 1998; the Trustees' Teaching Award in 2002, 2006 and 2008; and the IU South Bend Distinguished Teaching Award in 2005.