Jamie Ladge


Northeastern University

Jamie Ladge has been a Professor in the Management and Organizational Development Group of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business and Distinguished Research Professor at the University of Exeter Business School. She is primarily known for her research exploring the intersection of work and family, stigmatized social identities, and career equality, gender and diversity issues in organizations. Dr. Ladge’s core area of research focuses on the psychological and career implications of professionally-employed mothers and fathers. Her work has been published in several top management and human resources journals and she recently co-authored the book, “Maternal Optimism: Forging Positive Paths through Work and Motherhood” which was published by Oxford University Press.

Dr. Ladge is a frequent speaker, both nationally and internationally, on the topic of gender and diversity in organizations and work-life integration. Her research has also received a significant amount of media attention in major media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Atlantic, Forbes, Fortune, CNN Money, Harvard Business Review, Businessweek and other prominent media outlets. At Northeastern, she teaches courses on Managing Human Capital, Managing People and Organizations, Career Management and Organizational Behavior.

Dr. Ladge is a current member of the Academy of Management, Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, American Psychological Association, Society for Human Resource Professionals and Work-Family Researchers Network. She currently serves as the Past Division Chair of the Careers Division of the Academy of Management and is an Associate Editor at the Journal of Organizational Behavior. She is also on the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management Studies and Journal of Management. She received an M.S. and Ph.D. from Boston College, Carroll School of Management, an MBA from Simmons School of Management and a B.S. from Babson College.