Courtney L. McCluney is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior in the ILR School at Cornell University. Dr. McCluney’s research examines how practices and norms in organizational contexts shape marginalized groups’ experiences and perpetuate inequitable structures. Before completing a postdoctoral fellowship in the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, she earned her Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Michigan and B.A. in Psychology and Interpersonal/Organizational Communications at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a Ronald E. McNair Scholar. Dr. McCluney has published numerous articles and book chapters in academic and practitioner outlets on diversity, inclusion, race, and gender at work. Prior to her academic career, she completed a research fellowship at Catalyst, Inc., and an AmeriCorps social impact fellowship in Boston, MA. Dr. McCluney is a first-generation college graduate from High Point, NC.
Through naming and dissecting the causes and consequences of codeswitching, we will develop a path for organizations to create inclusive environments where everyone can be themselves.
What You'll Learn
- How and why marginalized groups often codeswitch in the workplace and on campus
- The psychological, social, cognitive, and emotional consequences of codeswitching for ---Black people and other people of color.
- How organizational/workplace cultures create pressure for marginalized people to codeswitch
- Possible strategies to mitigate the need for codeswitching
Deborah Streeter is the Bruce F. Failing, Sr. Professor of Personal Enterprise and Small Business Management at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. Entrepreneurship and small business management are the focus of Dr. Streeter’s teaching, research, and outreach activities. Her research interests include: university-wide models for teaching entrepreneurship, use of digital media in teaching, and gender issues in business and entrepreneurship. Dr. Streeter has received acclaim as an educator, based on her promotion of experiential learning, active learning, and innovative uses of technology inside and outside the classroom. In 2007, Dr. Streeter was given the Olympus Innovator Award by the Olympus Corporation. She received the Constance E. and Alice H. Cook Award in 2004, Professor of Merit Award in 2002, and was named influential to a Merrill Scholar in 1999, 2000, and 2003. Dr. Streeter was awarded the 2001 CALS National Food and Agricultural Sciences Excellence in College and University Teaching, and was named a Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow in 2000 (Cornell’s most prestigious teaching award). She also received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2000 and the Innovative Teaching Award in 1996. Dr. Streeter holds an MS (1980) and PhD (1984) in agricultural economics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
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