Priyanka Dwivedi

Assistant Professor

Biography

Dr. Priyanka Dwivedi received her Ph.D. in Management and Organization from the Pennsylvania State University. She joined the Management department at the Mays Business School as an Assistant Professor in 2017. Dr. Dwivedi teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Strategic Management. Her research focuses on diversity, equity, and inclusion in organizations and seeks to shed light on the multifaceted, systemic challenges facing female leaders in the upper echelons. Her research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal and Journal of Applied Psychology. Her research received the Strategic Management Society’s 2021 Sucheta Nadkarni Award for Outstanding Publication on Women Executive Leadership. She has also won the Best Conference Paper Award at the Strategic Management Society Conference (India, 2018) and a nomination for the Best Conference Paper Award at the Strategic Management Society Conference (Paris, 2018). She currently serves on the editorial review board of the Academy of Management Journal and reviews for several other top management journals. Before pursuing her doctorate, she earned an MBA degree from the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University and a Master’s in Psychology from the University of Delhi, India.

Research Interests

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Upper Echelons; Female Executive Leadership; CEO successions