DEI Thought Leader Interview – Nancy DiTomaso, Rutgers Business School
Join IRI’s Lee Green as she interviews Nancy DiTomaso, Distinguished Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business School—Newark and New Brunswick. They will cover her research into diversity, culture, and inequality, as well as the management of knowledge-based organizations, and the management of scientists and engineers.
Distinguished Professor of Management and Global Business
Rutgers Business School—Newark and New Brunswick
Nancy DiTomaso is Distinguished Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business School—Newark and New Brunswick. Her research addresses issues of diversity, culture, and inequality, as well as the management of knowledge-based organizations, and the management of scientists and engineers. Her Ph.D. is from the University of WisconsinMadison, and she previously taught at New York University and Northwestern University. She also has a Certificate in Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and attended Proyecto Linguistico in Quetzeltenango, Guatemala. Her 2013 book, The American Non-dilemma: Racial Inequality without Racism (NY: Russell Sage) won the C. Wright Mills Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems and the Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility Section Distinguished Book Award from the American Sociological Association. The book also received Honorable Mention for the Max Weber Award for Best Book given by the Organizations, Occupations, and Work Section of the ASA and was Runner Up for the George R. Terry Award given by the Academy of Management for the Best Book in Management over a two-year period. Professor DiTomaso won the 2016 Sage Award for Scholarly Achievement in Gender and Diversity given by the Academy of Management Division on Gender and Diversity. She has coauthored or coedited five other books and has had articles published in such journals as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Annual Review of Sociology, Journal of Management Studies, Research in Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, and California Management Review. She has received grant support from the Russell Sage Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the Sloan Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Labor among others. She has been elected to several national offices in professional associations, including a position on the American Sociological Association Council, as President of the Society for the Advancement of SocioEconomics, and as Chair of the Organizations and Occupations Section and of the Economic Sociology Section of the ASA. She served as chair of the Department of Management and Global Business for twelve years, as Doctoral Director for the Ph.D. in Management Program for two years, and as Vice Dean of Faculty and Research for two and a half years. In addition to research and teaching, Professor DiTomaso has conducted workshops, offered seminars, conducted survey research, and provided other professional services on a consulting basis for major corporations and public agencies.