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Denise Lewin Loyd

Associate Professor of Business Administration

Educational Background

Ph.D., Management and Organizations, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, 2005
M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994
B.S., Honors, Civil Engineering and Architectural Engineering, University of Miami, 1992

Positions Held

Associate Professor of Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013-2014
Associate Professor of Organization Studies, Sloan School of Mgmt., MIT, 2012-2013
Assistant Professor of Organization Studies, MIT, Sloan School of Mgmt., 2005-2012

Recent Publications

Leonardelli, G., Loyd, D. Forthcoming. Optimal Distinctiveness Signals Membership Trust. Personality And Social Psychology Bulletin

Loyd, D., Phillips, K., Wang, C., Lount, R. 2013. Social category diversity promotes pre-meeting elaboration: The role of relationship focus.. Organization Science, 24: 757-772

Duguid, M., Loyd, D., Tolbert, P. 2012. The Impact of Categorical Status, Numeric Representation and Work Group Prestige on Preference for Demographically Similar Others: A Value Threat Approach.. Organization Science, 23: 386-401

Service Activities

Board Member, Small Group Research (SGR) Journal, 2015-present
Presenter, Unkind to two of a kind: Stereotyping of duos in a work group, MIT, Work and Organization Studies Seminar, 2015
Presenter, Are two heads always better than one: Stereotyping of minority duos in work groups, Harvard University, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, 2014
Presenter, Value threat: How concerns with being seen as a valued group member affect women's preference for female candidates, Harvard University, Harvard Business School, Gender and Work Symposium, 2014
Presenter, When an Out-Group Member Brings Us Together: The Role of Status in Information Sharing among Disagreeing Ingroup Members, University of Toronto, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management Group, 2014
Presenter, Realizing the full potential of diversity: What’s getting in the way?, University of California Irvine, Advance Institute for Equity and Diversity, 2013

Teaching and Research Interests

Management, Ethics, Negotiations, Teams, Diversity

Groups & teams, Status, Diversity, Social identity, Ethics