Victoria Brescoll, Yale School of Management

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Who Gives Thanks and Why? Gender, Power & Gratitude Expression in Organizations.”


Victoria Brescoll, Yale School of Management

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Semester: Winter 2017

Date: Friday, February 3, 2017

Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Venue: Room R1220, Ross School of Business

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Victoria L. Brescoll
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior

Victoria (Tori) Brescoll is an associate professor of organizational behavior at the Yale School of Management where she was recently named by Fortune Magazine as one of the top 10 business school professors in the world under 40. She is regularly featured as a leading expert on gender issues in the workplace by domestic and international news outlets including National Public Radio and the BBC. Her research has been published in the leading academic business and psychology journals and is also regularly covered in media outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, The Atlantic, Newsweek, The Economist, Forbes, and the Wall Street Journal. Professor Brescoll’s research on gender and leadership has received numerous awards, including Best Paper from the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Association’s Janet Shibley Hyde Award, the Nancy Alexander and Phillip Bernstein Gender Equity Research Award, and the Jantina Tammes Professorship at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands in 2013. At Yale SOM, Brescoll teaches classes in leadership, diversity management, and team development to both MBA students and executives from around the world. She is also the founder and Faculty Director for Yale’s Women’s Leadership Program, and before becoming a professor, served as a Legislative Aide in the office of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. She received her MS, MPhil, and PhD in social psychology from Yale’s psychology department where she was supported by a graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation.


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