Expertise: Gender and Diversity in Organizations
Alison Konrad is a Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the Ivey Business School and holder of the Corus Entertainment Chair in Women in Management. She earned her Ph.D. in Applied Social Psychology at the Claremont Graduate University. She is a Fellow of the Eastern Academy of Management and has been a member of the Women's Executive Network (WXN) Advisory Board for Canada's Most Powerful Women Top 100. Prior to joining Ivey, Alison was a Professor of Human Resource Management at the Fox School of Business and Management, Temple University.
Alison’s research interests centre on gender and diversity in organizations. Her work on gender effects on earnings, Affirmative Action programs, and gender differences in job attribute preferences has received three distinguished paper awards from the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division of the Academy of Management. She was also recipient of the Division's Sage Award for Scholarly Contributions to Management in 1998.
Alison has published over 50 research articles on gender and diversity in organizations. She has worked with organizations such as AMAPCEO, CBC Radio/Television, DiversiPro, Inc., Maple Leaf Foods, and the London, Ontario-based Pillar Nonprofit Network.