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Teachers College, Columbia University
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Loriann Roberson

Professional Background

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Scholarly Interests

  • Employee motivation and work attitudes
  • Workforce diversity issues, including diversity training and the effects of stigmatization on performance

Selected Publications

Roberson, l., Kulik, C.T., & Pepper, M.B. (2009). Individual and environmental factors influencing the use of transfer strategies after diversity training. Group and Organization Management, 34, 67-89.

Kulik, C.T. & Roberson, L. (2008). Common goals and golden opportunities: A research agenda for diversity education in academic and organizational settings. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 7, 309-331.

Hom, P.W., Roberson, L., & Ellis, A.D. (2008). Challenging Conventional Wisdom about Employee Turnover: Revelations from Corporate America. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93, 1-34.

Kulik, C.T. & Roberson, L. (2008). Diversity initiative effectiveness: What organizations can and cannot expect from diversity recruitment, diversity training, and formal mentoring programs. In A.P. Brief (Ed.), Diversity at work. (pp.265-317). Cambridge University Press.

Roberson, L., Galvin, B.M., & Charles, A.C. (2007). When Group Identities Matter: Bias in Performance Appraisal. Academy of Management Annals, 1, 617-650.

Roberson, L. & Kulik, C.T. (2007). Stereotype threat at work. Academy of Management Perspectives, 21, 24-40.

Kulik, C.T., Roberson, L., & Perry, E.L. (2007). The multiple category problem: Lateral inhibition in the hiring process. Academy of Management Review, 32, 529-548.

biographical information

Loriann Roberson is a Professor in the Department of Organization and Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University. Professor Roberson received her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Prior to joining the faculty at Columbia University, Dr. Roberson served on the faculty at New York University and Arizona State University. Professor Roberson has taught undergraduate courses in cross-cultural management and master's and Ph.D. level courses on diversity and diversity management. Her research has investigated employee motivation, work attitudes, and workforce diversity issues, including diversity training and the effects of stigmatization on performance. Dr. Roberson has received research grants in this area from the Citigroup Behavioral Sciences Research Council and the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation. She has authored articles in the Academy of Management Review, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, the Journal of Applied Psychology and other scholarly journals. Professor Roberson has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Academy of Management Review and Equal Opportunity International, and also as an Associate Editor for the Academy of Management Review.

Loriann Roberson appeared in the following articles:

Fighting Stereotype Threat in the Workplace (12/16/2011)