Corinne Post, Ph.D., holds the Scott Hartz '68 Term Professorship; Chair of the Department of Management


HEC, University of Geneva, Switzerland, BSc
HEC, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, M.S.
Rutgers University, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Diversity management; performance and innovation
Gender; racial; and ethnic differences in individual work experiences
Career trajectories
Work-family conflict
Women on boards of directors

Corinne Post received her Ph.D. in Organization Management, her master’s degree in International Management, and her bachelor’s degree in Organization Management. Prior to academia, she worked for Accenture, first as IT analyst and then as human resource specialist. Professor Post’s research interests center on gender and racial differences in individual work experiences and career trajectories, as well as on the effects of diversity on innovation and performance, including boards of directors. Her doctoral dissertation received INFORMS’ Best Dissertation Award.

Professor Post’s publications have appeared in such journals as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business Ethics, and Human Relations. She presented her research at numerous conferences in the United States and internationally and her research has been funded by the NSF. Additionally, her research has been featured in business media such as Fortune, Washington Post, BBC, Forbes, FastCompany, Newsweek, Huffington Post, and Vox.

Professor Post received the Carl R. and Ingeborg Beidleman Research Award (Lehigh U), which highlights quality research and refereed scholarship in business and applied economic disciplines at Lehigh. She received the College of Business & Economics Teaching Excellence Award.

Professor Post is past Chair for the Careers Division of the Academy of Management. She is Associate Editor, Journal of Management Studies and on the Editorial Review Boards of Journal of Business Ethics and Career Development International.


  • Eisenberg, Post, & DiTomaso. 2019. Team Dispersion and Performance—Examining the Role of Team Communication and Transformational Leadership. Small Group Research. 50(3): 348-380
  • Neville, Byron, Post, & Ward. 2019. Board Independence and Corporate Misconduct: A Cross-National Meta-Analysis. Journal of Management. 45(6): 2538-2569
  • Post, Latu, & Belkin. 2019. A Female Leadership Trust Advantage in Times of Crisis: Under What Conditions? Psychology of Women Quarterly. 43(2): 215-231
  • Cardon, Post, & Forster.  2017. Team entrepreneurial passion: Its emergence and influence in new venture teams. Academy of Management Review. 42(2): 283-305.
  • Byron & Post. 2016. Women on Boards and Firm Social Performance: A Meta-Analysis. Corporate Governance: An International Review. 24(4): 428-442.
  • Post. 2015. When is Female Leadership an Advantage? Coordination Requirements, Team Cohesion and Team Interaction Norms. Journal of Organizational Behavior. 36(8): 1153–1175.
  • Post & Byron. 2015.  Women on Boards and Firm Financial Performance: A Meta-Analysis. Academy of Management Journal. 58(5): 1546-1571.
  • Post, Rahman, & McQuillen. 2015. From Board Composition to Corporate Environmental Performance Through Sustainability-Themed Alliances. Journal of Business Ethics. Volume 130(2): 423-435.
  • Post, Schneer, Reitman, ogilvie. 2013. Pathways to Retirement: A Career Stage Analysis of Retirement Age Expectations. Human Relations. 66(1).
  • Post. 2012. Deep-Level Team Composition and Innovation: Mediating Roles of Psychological Safety and Cooperative Learning. Group & Organization Management. 37(5): 555-588.
  • Rahman & Post. 2012. Measurement issues in environmental corporate social responsibility (ECSR): Toward a transparent, reliable, and construct valid instrument. Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Post, Rahman & Rubow. 2011. Green Governance: Board of Director Composition and Environmental Corporate Social Responsibility. Business & Society. 50(1): 189-223.
  • Bear, Rahman & Post. 2010. The Impact of Board Diversity and Gender Composition on Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Reputation. Journal of Business Ethics. 97(2): 207-221.
  • Post, De Lia, DiTomaso, Tirpak, & Borwankar. 2009. Capitalizing on Thought Diversity for Innovation. Research-Technology Management. 52(6): 14-25.
  • Post, DiTomaso, Lowe, Farris, & Cordero. 2009. A Few Good Women: Gender Differences in Evaluations of Promotability in Industrial Research and Development. Journal of Managerial Psychology. 24(4): 348-371.
  • Post, DiTomaso, Farris & Cordero. 2009. Work-Family Conflict and Turnover Intentions among Scientists and Engineers Working in R&D. Journal of Business & Psychology. 24(1): 19-32.
  • DiTomaso, Post, Smith, Farris, & Cordero. 2007. Effects of Structural Position on Allocation and Evaluation Decisions for Scientists and Engineers. Administrative Science Quarterly. Volume 52(2): 175-207.
  • DiTomaso, Post & Parks-Yancy. 2007. Workforce Diversity and Inequality: Power, Status, and Numbers. Annual Review of Sociology. Volume 33: 473-501.
  • Siegel, Post, Brockner, Fishman & Garden. 2005. The Moderating Influence of Procedural Fairness on the Relationship between Work-Life Conflict and Organizational Commitment. Journal of Applied Psychology. 90(1): 13-24.