Ellen Ernst Kossek is the Basil S. Turner Professor at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management and Research Director of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence. She holds educational degrees from Yale University
(Ph.D in organizational behavior), the University of Michigan (MBA in human resources); and Mount Holyoke College (with honors in psychology.) Her research has won awards including the 2015 Rosabeth Moss Kanter award for research excellence, the Families and
Work Institutes' Work-Life Legacy award for helping to build or advance the work-life movement and the Academy of Management's Gender and Diversity Division's Sage Scholarly achievement award for advancing understanding of gender and diversity in organizations.
She was the first elected president of the Work-Family Researchers Network, a founding member of the Work Family Health Network and elected a Fellow in the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She
was elected to serve on the Academy of Management's board of governors, and Chair, of the Gender & Diversity in Organizations Division. She has won distinguished faculty teaching awards for multiple years at Purdue. She has been invited to give keynote speeches
to managers, scholars, students and policymakers in over a dozen countries. Prior to becoming a chaired professor at Purdue, she was awarded the rank of University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University. She has been a visiting scholar at Kings'
College London, Harvard Business School, the University of Adelaide, Australia, and the University of Michigan's Institute of Social Research, and Center for Education of Women (awarded a Jean Campbell Fellowship). Prior to becoming a professor, she worked
in Human Resources in Asia, Europe and the U.S. for Hitachi, IBM & GTE. She works globally to advance knowledge on gender and diversity and positive employment practices.
Here are several links on these leader development projects.