Ellen Ernst Kossek, PhD
Ellen Ernst Kossek is the Basil S. Turner Professor at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management, and the first elected President of the Work-Family Researchers Network. An elected Fellow in the Academy of Management, American Psychological Association, and the Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, her research examines transforming gender, diversity and inclusion, workplace flexibility, technology and work-life boundaries, and work–family-life organizational practices. She has won a Work-Life Legacy award for helping to build or advance the work-life movement, been a finalist or won the Rosabeth Moss Kanter work-family research excellence award multiple times, and the Sage Scholarly achievement award from the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division of the Academy of Management for advancing understanding of gender and diversity in organizations. Prior to becoming a professor she worked on human resource issues for major corporations in the U.S., Asia, and Europe. Invited to speak to managers and scholars about work-life, gender and well-being issues in over fifteen countries, she works globally to advance understanding of gender equality and work-family well-being. Her research has been funded by NIH, NSF, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation and the Gerber Foundation among others and been published in top academic journals as well as many national and international media outlets(e.g., NPR, the Financial Times, CNN, Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal). Dr. Kossek earned a PhD in organizational behavior from Yale University.