Liza Reisel is Research Director at the Institute for Social Research in Oslo, Norway. She earned her PhD in Sociology from City University of New York in 2010. Her research interests include comparative studies of inequality in education, multidimensional equality and social stratification, and gender and ethnic segregation in education and the labor market. Reisel recently edited a comparative volume on Gender Segregation in Vocational Education, edited by Imdorf, C., K. Hegna and L. Reisel (2015), and a Norwegian language volume on gender segregation and ethnic divides in the Norwegian labour market, edited by Reisel, L. and M. Teigen (2014). She is the principal investigator of a grant from the Research Council of Norway entitled Gender Segregation in the Labor Market: Comparative Perspectives and Welfare State Challenges, and the Deputy Director of a Nordic Centre of Excellence on gender equality in research, funded by Nordforsk.