Leadership Team

Steven Boutcher

Research Affliate
410 Machmer Hall
(413)-545-3622

Steve Boutcher is the Executive Offer of the Law and Society Association, and Senior Research Fellow at the UMass Institute for Social Science Research. Steve was previously the Executive Director of the Center for Employment Equity. Steve's research has focused on the relationship between law, organizations, and social change, and he is currently co-PI on a large grant from the Department of Labor focusing on sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination in the workplace with Lee Badgett and Amanda Baumle (Sociology, University of Houston). Steve holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from The Ohio State University, and a Master’s and doctoral degree in Sociology from the University of California, Irvine.