GERSON, Kathleen. American, b. 1947. Genres: Sociology. Career: New York University, NYC, assistant professor, 1980-87, associate professor of sociology, 1988-93, full professor of sociology, 1994founding member of women's studies program. Russell Sage Foundation, visiting scholar, 1988; writer, public speaker, and consultant. Publications: (with C. Fisher and others) Networks and Places: Social Relations in the Urban Setting, 1977; Hard Choices: How Women Decide about Work, Career, and Motherhood, 1985; No Man's Land: Men's Changing Commitments to Family and Work, 1993. Contributor to journals. Address: Department of Sociology, New York University, 269 Mercer St., 4th Fl., New York, NY 10003, U.S.A.