Dr. Elizabeth M. Boyd received her BS in Psychology from Central Michigan University and her MA and PhD from Michigan State University in Organizational Psychology. She is an Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at Kennesaw State University and serves as the Research Director for the Women’s Leadership Center at KSU.
Dr. Boyd has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in research methods, psychometrics, organizational psychology, management, and gender. Her research focuses on gender issues in organizations and the challenges people face when attempting to balance multiple life roles and goals. Her recent work has explored the effectiveness of employee resource groups for women and how work-family conflict may impact the leaky-pipeline phenomenon.
Dr. Boyd has published several peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Her work has been covered by a number of news outlets including Forbes, Fast Company, Parents Magazine and US News. She has discussed work-life issues on radio and television programs and has presented her work in dozens of presentations at professional conferences, both national and international. She has also engaged in consulting work in the areas of employee selection and placement, training, organizational development and change, women’s leadership, and work-life issues.