Olin Business School Faculty
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Faculty | Hannah Birnbaum | WashU Olin Business School
Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior
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I study the factors that undermine the success of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives in organizations and investigate solutions that render them more effective.
- "Personal harm from the Covid-19 Pandemic Predicts Advocacy for Equality", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, with A. Dittman, N. Stephens, E. Reinhart, R. Carey, H. Markus, 2022
- "A diversity ideology intervention: Multiculturalism reduces the racial achievement gap", Social Psychological and Personality Science, with M. Stephens, S. Townsend, M. Hamedani, 2020
- "Mere membership in racially diverse groups reduces conformity", Social Psychological and Personality Science, with S. Gaither, E. Apfelbaum, L. Babbitt, S. Sommers, 2017
Hannah received her PhD from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Her research focuses on how to create more diverse and inclusive organizations.
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Hannah Birnbaum's Curriculum Vitae
PhD 2022, Kellog School of Management
BA 2014, Wesleyan University