Organizational and Leadership Psychology Faculty, Alumni Team Publishes Research Exploring Black Male Leadership and Competing Social Identities

By Josh Rizkalla, Communications & Media Relations Associate October 05, 2021

Leadership inherently relies on one’s experiences to lead peers. Research by the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission shows that Black adults make up only 3 percent of executive and senior leadership roles at large companies.

A recent study by faculty in the Organizational Leadership Psychology Department shows how a lack of peer mentorship, barriers to feeling emotionally considered, and not feeling represented in workplace can lead to long term professional identity issues among Black male leaders.

Dr. Enin Rudel, a William James College alumnus...
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