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

We are so proud of Abigail Piervil for presenting at her first conference last week! She developed the research she presented after being selected as part of the first cohort in SIOP’s Diversifying I-O Psychology (DIP) program.

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We were so lucky to have Dr. Rebecca Paluch join us from UBC for our last lab meeting of the semester/academic year. Thank you so much for sharing your research on racial bias with us!

Congratulations, Liza, for being a part of a research team honored at SIOP with a research grant!

We are so excited to introduce Alaina, our newest research assistant! The lab is so lucky to have this passionate and engaged mind enriching every aspect of lab projects! Welcome, Alaina!

Congratulations to Liza Barnes for 2 symposium acceptances at the 2022 AOM conference in August. Lab members Jessi Rivin, Pheonix Van Wagoner, and Rick Reed are also on the program! And undergrad RAs Lena Kim & Sarah Lurie also had symposium acceptances! Excited for Seattle! #DIIDMgmt

New work in press!

“…leaders who communicate about diversity by acknowledging individuals’ racial/ethnic identities (i.e., use identity-conscious ideology) are deemed by followers as more ethical than leaders who do not (i.e., use identity-blind ideologies).”

New work in press!

“Our model of maternity bias comprehensively reviews past work to provide insights into the bias that working mothers endure at work but also provides a path forward…”

We were so honored to have Dr. Enrica Ruggs join us as at today’s lab meeting. Thank you, Enrica, for sharing your much needed work with us!

We are so excited to welcome Gennah, Jasmine, and Namrita from Leeds’ Diverse Scholars Program. These wonderful research assistants will be working with the lab this semester!

Congratulations to Liza and Shawn for getting their first authored work accepted to the Positive Organizational Scholarship conference!

As the Spring semester starts, we want to take a minute to thank Dr. Tiffany Trzebiatowski for her time and insights! She provided an incredibly engaging presentation and workshop on the R&R process for us last month. Thank you, Tiffany!

So excited to brag about our amazing research assistant, Lena Kim. Congratulations, Lena on your THREE acceptances at this year’s SIOP conference. She is the project presenter for two symposiums and is on a panel, as well! Go Lena!

We were so lucky to have Dr. Kristen Jones join us last month from the Fogelman College of Business to share her latest research with us. We all learned about a great topic and an innovative statistical approach! So grateful for your insights and expertise – thank you, Kristen!

Kristen Price Jones

A big welcome to our newest research assistant, Kristen. Kristen is currently a Junior at the University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business with an Emphasis in Marketing and a certificate in Global Business and Leadership. She is passionate about all types of diversity and is committed to making a change through research. We are so excited to have you as part of the lab, Kristen!

We were so lucky to have Dr. Lex Smith Washington from the Spears School of Business join us in the Fall to share her insightful work with the lab! Thank you for sharing your expertise with us in a truly engaging presentation!

Thank you to the faculty and PhD students at Denver University for coming on a Saturday to attend a presentation about the lab’s in- progress research. Great discussion and a beautiful campus! Truly grateful for such wonderful feedback!

We are so grateful that the amazing Camellia Bryan joined us for our first lab meeting of the semester. Such a great presentation! Thank you so much for sharing your dissertation work with us.

The lab had a wonderful AOM experience. Shout out to Phoenix, Jessi, Liza, Lena, and Sarah who were all on the program. Special recognition for Lena, an undergrad RA, who made her first AOM presentation and did an absolutely amazing job! 

Three of the lab’s graduate students, and two research assistants, have diversity/identity related presentations at the AOM conference this year! We hope to see you at these exciting presentations!

Some exciting panels and presentations from the lab coming up at the AOM conference this year! Thank you to Becky Paluch, Tiffany Trzebiatowsji, Signal Barsade, & Haoying Xu for organizing this particular session!

The EDI conference was a wonderful place to present research from the lab. We thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to present alongside other diversity researchers from around the world. Thank you to everyone who attended the session and provided such thoughtful feedback. We wish we could have been there in person – hopefully next year!

Here is the link to an interview about research that explores the barriers women face in the workplace have been highlighted and intensified during COVID.

Learn about the lab’s current research in episode 10 of the Leaders Frontiers Podcast where Dr. Volpone discusses why diversity is a necessity.

Dr. Volpone’s current research on the topic of women’s experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic was featured on KGNU’s Public Affair segment on 4/28/21.

We spent the last lab meeting of the semester celebrating our successes and appreciating each other’s hard work and dedication to the lab and to academia overall. Our undergrad RAs all have exciting new internships this summer. Graduates have amazing opportunities to work at startup companies in Boulder. And the incoming and current graduate students have new project opportunities they are exploring this summer. So proud of all of these students and everything they have accomplished this year, especially given a truly trying circumstances this year!

The lab had a wonderful SIOP experience. So many of our members were attending SIOP for the very first time. Shout out to Phoenix, Liza, and Sarah who all had presentations. Special recognition for Sarah, an undergrad RA, who made her first SIOP presentation and did an absolutely amazing job!

Thank you to everyone who attended the first Transformative Talk this week. In this event, we brought together Jesus Heberto Guillen Solis and David Spiher to discuss the experiences of Long Term Survivors of HIV/AIDS and commemorate the 5th anniversary of the documentary, Last Men Standing.

The event was an overwhelming success, drawing 96 audience members and meaningful conversation. Below, we captured a lighthearted moment when the panel discussed the role of our feline friends in maintaining mental and physical health.

This presentation was to honor and in memory of Dr. Ralph Thurlow, 1959-2020.

We dedicated this week’s lab meeting to SIOP preparation! Super serious faces as we review all the program offerings and plan our schedules!

Thrilled to share the lab’s latest research at Delta Sigma Pi’s diversity programming this week.

News coverage on our event that is happening this Thursday! View the video in the news article for a sneak peak at how amazing the screening and panel event is going to be! Registration is still open (and free) for those interested in joining us.

Congratulations, Sarah Lurie, for completing your Norlin Scholars project this semester. We are so lucky that you picked us to do your research project with. You are a truly talented and skilled researcher and person and this all came through in your thorough project presentation!

So excited to brag about our amazing lab members. Congratulations to Liza Barnes for two lead-author symposium acceptances at this year’s AOM conference. Undergrad RAs Lena Kim and Sarah Lurie also had accepted symposium submissions! We are so proud of the work you all are doing!

You’re Invited!

The DI&ID Mgmt Research Lab, along with Portland State and the HIV Long-term Survivors group, is co-hosting a Transformative Talk.

This Transformative Talk will feature a 5th Anniversary Screening along with a discussion led by distinguished panelists Jesus Heberto Guillen Solis & David Spiher.

Our lab members are hard at work preparing presentations for SIOP this year. Mark your calendars for these exciting SIOP presentations from DI&ID Mgmt lab members, including Phoenix Van Wagoner, Liza Barnes, Jessi Rivin, and Sarah Lurie!

We were so lucky to have Dr. Alison Hall join us as our last invited speaker of the semester. Thank you, Alison for sharing your insightful work with the lab this week!

A big welcome to our newest research assistant, Kavya. Kavya is a junior at CU Boulder majoring in Political Science with a minor in Sociology. She is a Norlin Scholar at CU Boulder, a leader in CU Boulder student government, and a leader in CU Boulder’s Student Alumni Association (The Herd). We are so excited to have you as part of the lab, Kavya!

Thrilled to be a part of this important conversation on she-cession and COVID-19 in Boulder Weekly.

In lab this week, we were so lucky to learn about the latest research on disability in the management area. The fabulous Dr. Christy Nittrouer is such a fabulously knowledgeable scholar and topic expert in this area. Thank you for sharing your work with us, Christy!

If there is anyone out there who doesn’t know yet, Gabrielle Lopiano is absolutely amazing. We were so lucky to have her share her research with us at today’s lab meeting. So insightful! Thank you so much, Gabby, for joining us and for giving an amazing presentation! #DIIDMgmt

So proud of Liza, the winner of the 2020 Fall PhD Student Teaching Award. For her outstanding performance in the classroom she will receive a $500 cash award, will be recognized, and will receive an engraved plaque. Congratulations, Liza, we are so lucky to have your skills and expertise with us in the lab!

So happy to resume lab meetings now that the Spring semester has started! These RAs are amazing in every sense of the word!

Excited to represent the lab at the YWCA’s Panel on Closing the Inequity Gap for Women in the Workplace. This critical discussion will not only identify the greatest challenges creating pay wage gaps, but also look at what women and allies need to do to accelerate equity for women in the workplace.

January 2021 Holiday Book Drive Update: After distributing over 100 books that were donated during our holiday book drive, many individuals and groups contacted us to say thanks! The pictures below show some of the different preschool classes that used the books as part of their class lessons and during reading time. Thank you to everyone who is supporting the book drive with supportive messages, positive thoughts, and donations! It is making a difference in a number of ways! (faces blurred for privacy)

Shout out to two of our undergrad research assistants (Lena and Sarah) who submitted to the AOM conference this week. Thank you, Liza, for leading this project with them (and another!) as we prepared our submissions for this year’s conference.

So proud of Liza. She won the Beverly Sear’s Graduate Student Research Grant from CU Boulder’s graduate school. We are so lucky to have her and her amazing research skills in the lab!

We have collected over 100 books for our holiday book drive thanks to the generosity of many individuals! We have started distributing the books across the Denver area – specifically, 2-3 books to over 50 Little Libraries so far. The pictures below show some of the different locations where we have distributed donations. Thank you to everyone who is supporting the book drive with supportive messages, positive thoughts, and donations.