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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 to present
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

Loyd, D., Amoroso, L. Forthcoming. Undermining diversity: Favoritism threat and its effect on advocacy for similar others. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice

van Dijk, H., Meyer, B., van Engen, M., Loyd, D. 2017. Microdynamics in diverse teams: A review and integration of the diversity and stereotyping literatures.. Academy of Management Annals, 11: 517-557

Leonardelli, G., Loyd, D. 2016. Optimal Distinctiveness Signals Membership Trust. Personality And Social Psychology Bulletin, 42: 843-854

Service Activities

Keynote speaker, Realizing the full potential of diversity: What’s getting in the way?, Sloan UCEM Mini-Conference, University of Illinois, 2018
Board Member, Academy of Management Review, 2017-present
Keynote speaker, How to unleash the power of diversity, COIL Global Learning Conference, DePaul University, 2017
Board Member, Small Group Research (SGR) Journal, 2015-2017
Keynote speaker, Claiming the unexpected value of diversity: What's getting in the way, Purdue University, Leadership Excellence and Gender Symposium, 2016

Teaching and Research Interests

Management, Ethics, Negotiations, Teams, Diversity

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