Jennifer Berdahl (PhD, Social Psychology) is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of British Columbia. Her research focuses on the social psychology of gender and power at work, specializing in the relationship between organizational culture and sexual harassment. Berdahl regularly presents her research to professional, media, and academic audiences. She serves as an expert witness in individual and class action discrimination cases in both the U.S. and Canada.
Gender and Diversity in Organizations, Power and Status in Groups, Harassment, and Work-Family Interface
Berdahl, J. L., Glick, P. & Cooper, M. (2018). How masculinity contests undermine organizations, and what to do about it. Harvard Business Review.
Berdahl, J. L., Cooper, M., Glick, P., Livingston, R. & Williams, J.C. (2018). Work as a masculinity contest. Journal of Social Issues, 74(3), 422-448.
Glick, P., Berdahl, J. L. & Alonso, N. (2018). Development and validation of the Masculinity Contest Culture Scale. Journal of Social Issues, 74(3), 449-476.
Williams, J. C., Berdahl, J. L. & Vandello, J. A. (2016). Beyond work-life 'integration.' Annual Review of Psychology, 67. 515-519.
Berdahl, J. L., Uhlmann, E. L., & Bai, F. (2015). 'Win-win: Female and male athletes from more gender equal nations perform better in international sports competitions.' Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 56, 1-3.