Founding Columnist

Andrea Dittmann

Andrea Dittmann is an assistant professor of organization & management at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. Her research focuses on sources of and solutions to inequality in workplaces, and in particular, on the role that employees’ social class backgrounds play in shaping the obstacles and strengths they experience later in life at work. She also examines how social class background interacts with other social identities like gender. Ultimately, the goal of her research is to identify ways organizations can shift their cultures, policies, and practices to reduce social class inequality and promote upward mobility. She received her Ph.D. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.