Professor Jamie Ladge
Distinguished Research Professor
Professor Jamie Ladge is a Distinguished Research Professor at the University of Exeter Business School and is also an Associate Professor of Management and Organizational Development at Northeastern University.
She is a prominent speaker on the international stage, on the topic of gender and diversity in organisations and work-life integration. Her research has also received a significant amount of media attention in major media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Atlantic, Forbes, Fortune, CNN Money, Businessweek and other prominent media outlets.
Her primary research focus is exploring the intersection of work and family, stigmatised social identities, and career equality, gender and diversity issues in organisations. Also, she researches the diversity challenges and work and family boundaries of those holding stigmatised social identities pregnant workers and same-sex couples.
Her work has been published in several top management and human resources journals including the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Human Resource Management, Harvard Business Review, Journal of Management Inquiry, Journal of Vocational Behavior and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. She also recently co-authored the book, “Maternal Optimism: Forging Positive Paths through Work and Motherhood” which was published by Oxford University Press.
Jamie holds a PhD in Organizational Studies from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College, and an MBA in Management from Simmons University Boston.
- Gender and Diversity
- Work-life Integration
- Careers and Professional Transitions
- Identity and Stigma
Professor Ladge's core area of research focuses on the psychological and career implications of professionally-employed mothers and fathers. She also researches the diversity challenges and work and family boundaries of those holding stigmatized social identities including pregnant workers and same-sex couples.
Her current projects include: studying cross-race and cross-gender relationships at work; career pathways and career identity development of young professionals; work-family allyship and work-family image.
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Awards and Honours
- 2018-2020 Patrick F. & Helen C. Walsh Professor
- 2018 Finalist, Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research (top 5 finalist out of 2500 papers reviewed across 83 English language journals)
- Associate Professor of Management and Organizational Development, D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
- Invited to be Keynote speaker at the University of Alabama Work-family conference in February, 2020
Professor Ladge primary teaches organisational behaviour, career management and managing human resources.