B.A., Macalester College, 1989
M.A., University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, 1993
M.A., University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, 1996
Ph.D., University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, 1999
Jennifer Berdahl’s 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
Selected Recent Publications:
Bhattacharyya, B. & Berdahl, J.L. (in press). Do you see me? An inductive examination of differences between women of color’s experiences of and responses to invisibility at work. Journal of Applied Psychology.
Berdahl, J.L. & Bhattacharyya, B. (2021). Four ways forward in studying sex based harassment. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, 40(4), 477-492.
Travers & Berdahl, J.L. (2021). Wrestling with jello: “Good Dads” and the reproduction of male dominance in children’s baseball. Sociology of Sport Journal, 39(3), 240-250.
Hershcovis, S., Vranjes, I., Berdahl, J. L. & Cortina, L. (2021). See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil: Theorizing network silence around sexual harassment. Journal of Applied Psychology, 106(12), 1834-1847.
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.