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Ryann Manning


    Ryann Manning

    Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour and HR Management

    Degrees: PhD, Harvard University
    MA, Harvard University
    MPP, Harvard University
    AB, Princeton University

    Email: Send an email to Ryann Manning
    Phone: 416-978-6733


    Ryann Manning is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour at Rotman. She received a PhD in Organizational Behavior and Sociology from Harvard University. Her research uses in-depth fieldwork to examine culture, emotion, and morality in organizational life. She also examines online and offline organizing practices involved in collective action. As an experienced manager, global health practitioner, and social entrepreneur, she is particularly interested in healthcare organizations, public sector organizations, and organizations in the developing world. 


    Non-Academic Positions

    2010-2017  Non-Executive Director;Welbodi Partnership
    2015  Acting CEO;Welbodi Partnership
    2010  Consultant;Malaria Consortium
    2009-2010  Country Manager, Innovations for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health;Concern Worldwide
    2006-2009  Field Research Coordinator and Consultant;World Bank
    2005-2008  Associate Director and Consultant, Center for Universal Education;Council on Foreign Relations
    2004  Council of Women World Leaders Fellow;Ethical Globalization Initiative
    2002  Junior Visiting Research Fellow;University of Cape Town, Democracy in Africa Research Unit
    2001-2002  Researcher;University of Natal, Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD)

    Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

    Academic / Professional Service

    2014  Co-organizer, Work/Culture Sociology Group meeting; Harvard University
    2012-2014  Co-organizer, Work, Organizations, and Markets Workshop; Harvard University
    2012-2014  HBS Doctoral Programs Student Advisory Group; Harvard Business School

    Honors and Awards

    2017  Dean's Award for Service to School and Society; Harvard Business School
    2016  Wyss Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research; Harvard Business School
    2016  Sociology of Emotions Graduate Student Paper Award; American Sociological Association (ASA)
    2016  Health, Health Policy and Health Services Student Paper Award; Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)
    2016  Above and Beyond the Call of Duty (ABCD) Reviewing Award; Academy of Management OMT Division
    2016-2017  Dissertation Completion Fellowship; Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
    2014  Best Student Paper Award; European Group on Organizational Studies (EGOS)
    2013  Certificate of Distinction in Teaching; Harvard University
    2005  Thayer Scholarship; Harvard University
    2001  Henry Richardson Labouisse '26 Prize Fellowship; Princeton University

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