Jamie Ladge


Jamie Ladge is an Associate Professor of Management and Organizational Development in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts She is also a faculty affiliate at Boston College’s Center for Work and Family.

Professor Ladge’s research focuses on understanding how individuals experience identity change during the transition to parenthood and how one’s work and personal context shape these experiences. Her recent work examines how new mothers and fathers manage the transition and reconstruct their identity as working professionals while they integrate work and non-work domains. Professor Ladge’s research in this domain has been published in leading journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Human Resources Management, Academy of Management Perspectives, and Journal of Business and Psychology. A secondary research stream is in the area of gender and other stigmatized social identities in the workplace. Her research in this domain calls attention to the persistence of gender stereotypes in entrepreneurial and other organizational settings and the barriers imposed on women business owners and leaders. This research has been published in journals such as Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice, Journal of Vocational Behavior and Journal of Management Inquiry.

Professor Ladge is a member of the Academy of Management, American Psychological Association, Work-Family Researchers Network, Organizational Behavior Teaching Society and Society for Human Resource Management Professionals. Her research has been widely cited in major new outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, CNN Money, Businessweek, PBS, Boston Globe and other prominent media outlets. She has received a number of awards and fellowships for her research including Best Dissertation Award from the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division of the Academy of Management, Work-Family Early Career Development Award from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and a Fellowship in support of her research on working mothers from The Graduate Management Admissions Council’s MerInstitute.