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Ellen Kossek

Basil S. Turner Professor of Management & Research Director Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership ;

Ellen Ernst Kossek (PhD, Yale) 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. Her research has won awards including the 2015 Rosabeth Moss Kanter award for research excellence, the 2014 Work-Life Legacy award for helping to build 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 a Fellow in the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She was elected to the Academy of Management's board of governors, Chair, Gender & Diversity Division, and she works globally to advance knowledge and practice on gender and diversity

Here are several links on these leader development projects.






Ph.D. Yale University, Organizational Behavior
M.B.A., The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Human Resources
B.A., Mount Holyoke College, So.Hadley, Mass., Psychology with honors

Ellen Kossek


Phone: (765) 49-46852
Office: RAWL 4005

Quick links

Personal web site
Susan Butler Center
Video on Research