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Jennifer L. Berdahl


    Jennifer L. Berdahl

    Professor of Organizational Behaviour

    Degrees: PhD, University of Illinois, MA, University of Illinois, BA, Macalester College
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    Jennifer Berdahl is a Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the Rotman. Berdahl studies social power, status, and identity in groups and within organizations. Her research focuses on workplace mistreatment as a means of establishing, maintaining, and reinforcing social inequalities at work. Berdahl is the Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Annals, on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Psychology and the Journal of Organizational Behavior, and has guest edited special issues of Social Justice Research and the Journal of Social Issues.

    Selected Publications - Papers

    Recent Presentations

    • I wish I had: Target reflections on responses to workplace mistreatment; with M. E. Roberge, D. Salin & A. Salimaki; Academy of Management; 2013
    • The effects of sexual orientation on hiring, treatment, and pay; with N. Rule; Academy of Management; 2013
    • Do women suffer at work when men coworkers suffer at home? The spillover of marital structure and ideology onto gender relations at work; with L. Ramarajan; Academy of Management; 2013
    • Different currents lead to different shores: Gender selective treatment and advancement in the workplace; University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business; University of Michigan, Joint Women's Studies and Psychology Area Colloquium Speaker; 2013

    Academic / Professional Service

    Editorial Boards:  Academy of Management Annals; Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Psychology Review
    Regular ad-hoc reviewing:  Organization Science, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Psychology of Women Quarterly

    Honors and Awards

    2006-2011  Research Grant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
    2004 onwards  Excellence in Teaching Awards, University of Toronto
    2003-2004  Petro Canada Young Innovators Award
    2002-2003  Connnaught New Staff Matching Grant
    1999-2001  Faculty Research Grant, UC-Berkeley
    1999-2000  Junior Faculty Research Grant, UC-Berkeley
    1997-1998  AAUW Dissertation Fellowship
    1997-1998  University of Illinois Graduate Fellowship

    Professional Affiliations/Memberships

    Academy of Management
    Society of Experimental Social Psychology, elected 2005
    Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    Society for Personality and Social Psychology

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