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Dr. Elizabeth M. Boyd is an Assistant Professor of Management at Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University where she serves as the Research Director for the College’s Women’s Leadership Center. She has over 10 years of experience as a researcher, consultant and professor in the area of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Her work spans the topics of gender and diversity in organizations and the challenges people face when attempting to balance multiple life roles and goals. Her recent work explores the so-called ͞leaky pipeline within medicine, law and academia and how factors such as unconscious bias and work-family conflict may impact the underrepresentation of women and other occupational minorities within the workplace.
She is experienced at both qualitative and quantitative methodologies and survey construction and validation. Dr. Boyd has taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels and has supervised dozens of graduate students. She has published many peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Vocational Behavior. Her work has been covered by a number of news outlets including Parents Magazine, FastCompany and US News. She has discussed work-life issues on radio and television programs and has presented her work at dozens of professional conferences, both national and international. Her professional consulting work has included the development and implementation of surveys of thousands of employees around the world, the development of training programs and employee manuals/policies, assisting with employee selection and placement issues, and the implementation of organizational development initiatives.
Dr. Boyd received her MA and PhD from Michigan State University in Organizational Psychology. She also received a special certification in College Teaching from Michigan State University. Connect with her on her website.