Denise Lewin Loyd

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Denise Lewin Loyd is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and the Vernon Zimmerman Faculty Fellow in the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Her work on diversity in teams examines how group composition and the social status of group members interact to affect individual, interpersonal and group outcomes. She primarily uses an experimental approach to understand the micro processes underlying interaction within and between subgroups in diverse contexts. Her award winning research appears in top management journals and she regularly speaks about her work to both academic and professional audiences. She earned her BS in Civil and Architectural Engineering from the University of Miami, her MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and her PhD in Management and Organizations from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

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