BA (University of Waterloo), MASc (University of Waterloo), PhD (University of Toronto).
Ivona Hideg is Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Organizational Leadership and Associate Professor of OB/HRM in the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University. Ivona’s main program of research includes workplace diversity, equality, and inclusion. In her work, she focuses on gender, but also examines issues surrounding culture, ethnicity, language, and socio-economic background diversity. Her research has been published in top-tier refereed journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Psychological Science.
Her research has received numerous awards (e.g., Responsible Research in Management Award, Best Paper awards from the Academy of Management); has been featured in main media outlets (e.g., Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, Globe and Mail), and is funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Ontario Early Researcher Award. She has been awarded with Research Fellowship with the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard Kennedy School (2019-2020), and was a visiting faculty at the University of Amsterdam in 2018, Católica Lisbon (Portugal) in 2016, and RMIT University in Australia in 2014.
Ivona is an Associate Editor at Academy of Management Journal (2019-2022), and has served on the Editorial Boards of Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Management, Organizational Psychology Review, and Emotion. She served as a Program Coordinator for the Canadian Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (CSIOP) and consulted for the federal government of Canada on parental leave policies and the recruitment of women into the Canadian Armed Forces.
Ivona is also an enthusiastic teacher. She teaches Human Resource Management and a doctoral seminar on diversity and equality, and supervises a lab consisting of highly motivated and intellectually curious undergraduate and graduate students. She contributes to the community and engages in public speaking events at companies and communities and always welcome new collaborators, partnerships, and students. Finally, Ivona is a proud mom of two young kids!
Her research is dedicated to advancing the knowledge in two important areas in contemporary workplace management: (1) issues surrounding gender and cultural diversity and equality in the workplace, and (2) issues surrounding the management of emotions in workplace interactions and in particular cultural influences on the effect of emotions.
Ivona leads and supervises Emotions, Diversity, and Gender Equity (EDGE) lab consisting of graduate and undergraduate students. She offers opportunities for both graduate and undergraduate student involvement in our lab research projects. For more information on how to get involved in lab research please visit the lab website.
Refereed Journal Articles
(* denotes equal contribution;† denotes student co-author)
Invited Book Chapters
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