NSF Workshop: Fostering Gender and Work-Life Inclusion for Faculty in Understudied Contexts: An Organizational Science Lens

The video recordings and abstracts from the presentations made by scholars from across the U.S.at the recent NSF Workshop: Fostering Gender and Work-Life Inclusion for Faculty in Understudied Contexts: An Organizational Science Lens held in October 2018 at Purdue University are now available online for downloading, teaching, and research. The presentations include:

Session 1: Gender and Work-Life Inclusion in Business Schools & Understudied Faculty Contexts: What are the issues and the terrain?


Can Work-Life Inclusion Reshape Gender and Ideal Worker Norms?

Eden King (Rice University)

Why Gender Inclusive Leaders Matter in Academic Settings

 Lynn Shore (Colorado State University)

An Organizational Science View on Faculty Gender and Work-Life Inclusion: Conceptualization Interventions

Ellen Ernst Kossek (Purdue University)

Moderator: Ellen Ernst Kossek (Purdue University)


Session 2:  Intersectionality, Diversity, Gender, and Work-Life Inclusion


Blind Spots in Work-Life Research through a Global Lens: Toward a Model of Intersectionality, diversity, and Inclusion

Michalle Mor Barak (University of Southern California)

A Case for Investigating Gender and Work-Life Inclusion among Black Women Faculty in Business Schools

Stephanie Creary (University Pennsylvania)

Embracing our multiple identities to transform organizations and societies

Lakshmi Ramarajan (Harvard University)

Seeing More Clearly with an Intersectional Lens

Ann Marie Ryan (Michigan State University)

Moderator: Ann Marie Ryan (Michigan State University)


Session 3: Technology & Boundary Control in Academic Job Design: Gender and Work-Life Effects


Freedom or Bondage?: Flexible and Permeable Boundaries in Academic and Professional Careers

Tracy Dumas (Ohio State University)

Faculty Time Allocation across Work and Family Roles

Tammy Allen (University of South Florida) 

Under Pressure: Achieving Work-Life Balance in the “Always On University”

Stacy Furst-Holloway (University of Cincinnati)

Moderator: Ellen Ernst Kossek (Purdue University)


Session 4: Work-Life Stigmatization, Overwork Faculty Cultures


Gender, Work-Family Overload, and Stigmatization: Academia as a Revealing Organizational Case

Mary Frank Fox (Georgia Tech)

Illusions of Flexibility among Academic Careers: Contradictions and Competing Expectations within Faculty Cultures

Jamie Ladge (Northeastern University)

Causes and Remedies of Overwork Norms in Academia

Carrie Leana (University of Pittsburgh)

Moderator: Kelly Wilson (Purdue University)


Session 5: Dual-Career Couples, Singles, & Organizational Work-Family Support


Organizational Work-Family Support, Life Stages, and Flexibility

Laura Little (University of Georgia)

Barriers to Organizational Work-Family Support in Academia: An HR perspective

Russell Matthews (University of Alabama)

Balance is Bunk – Organizational and Marital Turnover in Dual Academic Career Couples

Merideth Thompson (Utah State University)

Moderator: Kyung-Hee Lee (Purdue University)


Session 6: Dinner and Deans’ Panel Discussion: Leader’s Roles in Fostering Work-Life Inclusion as an Organizational Strategy to Close the Gender Gap


Introduction: Jay Akridge (Provost, Purdue University)


David Hummels (Purdue University)

Srilata Zaheer (University of Minnesota)

Kathy Farrell (University of Nebraska)

Moderator: Ananth Iyer (Purdue University)


Session 7: Discrimination, Work-Life and Gender Inequality, and Closing the Gap


Family Responsibilities in Academia: Premiums, Penalties, and Policies

Colleen Manchester (University of Minnesota)

Masculinity as a Psychologically Permeable Barrier to Gender Equality

Laura Kray (University of California Berkeley)

Proof or Pedigree: Prestige of Men’s but not Women’s PhD Program Predicts Top Placements in Business Schools

Stefanie Johnson (University of Colorado)

Moderator: Yixuan Li (Purdue University)


Session 8: Faculty Gender & Work-Life Inclusion: Links to   Organizational Strategy and Performance


Five Key Inhibitors of Women’s Advancement in Business Schools

María Triana (University of Wisconsin)

Creating Inclusive Organizations through Policies

Tae-Youn Park (Vanderbilt University)

Gender Diversity in Business schools: An Opportunity for Enhanced Performance?

David Dwertmann (Rutgers University)