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Barnini Bhattacharyya

Assistant Professor, Organizational Behaviour

Barnini Bhattacharyya

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Barnini Bhattacharyya is a new Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour at Ivey who will be teaching Leading People and Organizations in the HBA program. Her research sheds light on barriers to inclusion at work for individuals with marginalized identities, and how organizations and organizational members can create more inclusive structures and environments at work. She brings with her prior industry experience in banking and nonprofit across geographies, which she integrates into the classroom and her research.


  • LPO (Ivey)
  • Management and Organizational Behaviour (Sauder)

Programs Taught

  • HBA


  • Ph.D in Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources, University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business
  • M.Phil in Management & Labour Studies, Human Resource Management & Labour Relations, Tata Institute of Social Sciences
  • B.A. (Honours) Economics, Shri Ram College of Commerce

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Bhattacharyya, B. B.; Berdahl, J. L., 2023, "Do you see me? An inductive examination of differences between women of color's experiences of and responses to invisibility at work.", Journal of Applied Psychology, July 108(7): 1073 - 1095.
  • Berdahl, J.; Bhattacharyya, B. B., 2021, "Four ways forward in studying sex-based harassment", Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, May 40(4): 477 - 492.

For more publications please see our Research Database

Work in Progress

  • Bhattacharyya, B., & Berdahl, J. (3rd round R&R). Invisitibility at work (Exact title removed to protect blind review process). Journal of Applied Psychology.
  • Berdahl, J. & Bhattacharyya, B (1st round R&R). Perceptions of speech (Exact title removed to protect blind review process). Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Bhattacharyya, B., Erskine, S., & McCluney, S (under review). Allyship at work (Exact title removed to protect blind review process). Organizational Behaviour and Human Decision Processes

Honours & Awards

  • UBC Sauder Equity Diversity & Inclusion Catalyst Grant (2021)
  • UBC Public Scholar’s Initiative Research Scholarship (2017)


  • Research & Advocacy, AWARE (Singapore)
  • HR Manager Citi NA (India)

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