Interdisciplinary and intersectional approaches to women and work; Gender studies; Qualitative research methods; Sociology of disability.
Cheryl Najarian-Souza published her article, "'I Play Golf With My Kids, Not My Colleagues:' Politicians, Parenting, and Unpaid Work as a Choice?" in the Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare in December 2017. She presented her peer-reviewed paper, "Narrative Constructions of Helen Keller: Where are we now and where do we go from here?" in August 2017, at the Society for The Study of Social Problems 67th Annual Meetings in Montreal, Quebec Canada in a Thematic Session entitled, "Narratives of Interdependence". Her peer-reviewed paper, "Reframing the Story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan: Resisting (Dis)ability Stereotypes through an Analysis of Children’s Literature", was accepted by The Society for the Study of Social Problems 68th Annual Meetings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in a session entitled, "Institutional Social Controls of Health and Disability". She will present this paper at the conference in August 2018.