News and Updates About Our Lab Members

These are just some of the exciting updates that our lab members have in regards to their research activities!

Congratulations, Liza, Jessi, and Ashlyn for your AOM submissions this week. Liza and Jessi had first authored submissions and Liza excelled at her role as co-chair for a submission!

Thank you, Fox School of Business, for spreading the word about our AMJ article on breastfeeding!

Excited to return to my undergrad alma mater for this exciting HR Collaborative Keynote Speaker presentation in February!

Thank you, China European International Business School (CEIBS), for covering our recent work on the experiences of women expatriates!

I am thrilled with the lab member’s work giving back to various communities in 2019, through their time, donations, financial support, etc. Please see the “Our Impact” tab of this website for more details about these wonderful efforts from our lab members! Thank you to Jessi, Phoenix, and Liza for being wonderful team leaders and to Shawn for pushing us to have an impact on an international scale!

Congratulations, Shawn, for completing your graduate school applications! This amazing researcher is starting 2020 off right by leading an interesting new research project of her own. And yes, the initial project planning meeting took place over a wonderful meal that included chicken feet!

Congratulations, Ashlyn for landing an exciting internship for the Spring semester! We are so proud of all the work you do as part of the lab and can’t wait to see everything your internship has in store for you!

Excited to return to my undergrad alma mater for this exciting distinguished scholar research presentation in February!

The graduate students of the DI&ID Management Research Lab were able to celebrate the holidays and the OLIA annual holiday party! Wishing everyone in academia a wonderful end of the semester!

Honored to have coverage of our lab research in On the Verge magazine, in the Future of Work issue, nonetheless!

A year ago today we were celebrating Jessi‘s JAP acceptance! If you haven’t read this paper yet, it is a GREAT read.

What a wonderful end of the semester celebration for the DI&ID Management Research Lab! 

Thank you, CU Boulder, for covering our breastfeeding research in CU Boulder Today!

We cannot thank Christina enough for doing a wonderful and educational methods training for the lab yesterday!

Congratulations, Liza, for your 1st authored acceptance at SIOP this year! Liza will be presenting a paper that two of our undergraduate research assistants, Ashlyn and Jordan, contributed to, as well! This is Ashlyn’s and Jordan’s first conference submission/acceptance!

Thanks, AOM Insights, for covering our recent AMJ article!

Attending the Responsible Leadership in Action Conference at CEIBS. Getting some research inspiration from thought leaders Anne Tsui and Chao Chen in Shanghai! Was the next paper coming from the DI&ID Mgmt Lab was written in China?

Thank you, Liza, for a wonderful presentation in lab yesterday!

The team leaders gathering their resources as the lab gets ready for our first organized Giving Back to the Community effort! Can’t wait to see what the 12 of us do, how much of an impact we can have this holiday season!

Thank you, Futurity, for covering our breastfeeding research!

Thank you, Harvard Business Review, for covering our breastfeeding research!

Thank you, Rick for a wonderful presentation in lab yesterday!

Starting a new data collection effort today! Go, team, go! #DIIDMgmt

Thank you, Quartz at Work, for your coverage of a recent paper that has come out of the Diversity and Identity Management Research Lab!

Jessi did a wonderful job presenting her and Sarah’s coding work in lab today!

Thank you, Metro MBA, for your coverage of recent papers that have come out of the Diversity and Identity Management Research Lab!

Thank you, Temple University, for showcasing many of the recent papers that have come out of the Diversity and Identity Management Lab!

Check out the most recent work coming from a member of the Diversity and Identity (DI&ID) Management Research Lab!

Had to get a lab picture outside before the snow comes!

Thank you, Phoenix, for presenting in lab today. Some really interesting multi-level models and great discussion about the model’s development!

See everyone tomorrow for our lab meeting – our first meeting as a lab of 12!

We are so excited to welcome a new research assistant to the lab – Ms. Shawn Quan! We are thrilled that she can join us as she gains more research experience before applying to PhD programs!

The expansion continues! Welcome to the lab, Rick! We are THRILLED to have you!!!

We are excited to announce that three research assistants will be joining us this semester as part of the Diversity Scholars Program Research Initiative. Welcome, Sarah, Joon, and Andrea!

Three of the graduate student members have first authored SIOP submissions this year! Way to go, Phoenix, Liza, and Jessi!

Three of the undergraduate lab members have earned their authorship on SIOP submissions this year! The hard work this summer has paid off!

Great job, Jessi and Liza! Both earned fellowships from the OLIA division this year – Jessi in recognition for academic excellence and Liza in recognition for her dedication to the Leeds community overall. Such superstars!

Sabrina’s recent publication at JAP with coauthors from Abilene Christian University, the University of Arlington, and Wake Forest University was honored with the annual award for the best International HRM Scholarly Research Paper at AOM this year! Thank you, CIHRS, for sponsoring the award!

Jessi will be serving as one of the new student representatives on SIOP’s Education & Training Committee. Thank you for representing us at one of our top professional organizations!

Welcome, Sarah! We are so excited to have you as part of the lab! Sarah will be completing her Norlin Scholars research with us this year.

Megan‘s symposium presentation on identity management strategies in hiring contexts was PHENOMENAL!!! This amazing woman is a senior….in high school….and gave a presentation today that rivaled any I have ever seen at SIOP or AOM!!! We are so thrilled to have you as a coauthor on this project.


Congratulations, Phoenix! He received a prestigious Teaching Excellence Award from the graduate school!




Join us Wednesday to see Megan‘s symposium presentation on identity management strategies in hiring contexts. This presentation is all that stands in her way before graduating high school this semester!!!

Congratulations Liza on becoming the doctoral committee social chair! Thank you for your service to Leeds!

Congratulations Phoenix, Jessi, and Liza on having their work accepted to he 2019 Academy of Management (AOM) conference!

Congratulations Liza on being awarded a 2019 Summer Hart Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Phoenix and Jessi for having their work accepted for presentation at the 2019 Interdisciplinary Leadership Symposium (IPLS) in Greece!

Thank you Liza for organizing PhD student lunch gatherings this semester for the Leeds doctoral students!

Great job, Megan, presenting your poster at CU Boulder today!

Welcome, Ashlyn! We are so excited to have you as part of the lab!

Congratulations, Jessi for having her work published in the Journal of Applied Psychology! This is a premier journal in our field and an amazing accomplishment for any researcher, let alone a 1st year graduate student!!!

Read more about her work here:

Evans, J. B., Slaughter, J. E., Ellis, A. P. J., & Rivin, J. M. (In press). Gender and the evaluation of humor at work. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Welcome, Jordan! We are so excited to have you as part of the lab!