Ph.D., M.S., Organization Studies, Boston College, Carroll School of Management
B.S., Babson College
Research & Teaching Interests
Professor Ladge's primary research interests are with the intersection of identity, careers and work-life integration in organizations. Secondarily, she studies stigmatized social identities and gender and diversity issues in organizations.
Industry & Academic Experience
Professor Ladge has a professional background in consulting and high technology. She has worked for companies such as Unipower Solutions, Iron Mountain Consulting Services, LLC, and Fidelity Investments. She has also worked as a research associate for Harvard Business School. Prior to joining the D'Amore-McKim School of Business faculty at Northeastern University, Professor Ladge was an instructor at Boston College in the Carroll School of Management.
Services to the Profession
Professor Ladge is currently the Program Chair of the Careers Division of the Academy of Management. She is also a founding member of the Work-Family Researchers Network and a member of the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, American Psychological Association and Society for Human Resource Professionals. She has been a faculty affiliate of the Boston College Center for Work and Family for the past 10 years and is a frequent speaker on the topic of gender and diversity in organizations and work-life integration. Professor Ladge's research has been widely cited in popular news outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, CNN Money, and Businessweek.
Awards & Recognition
2017 Tier 1 Northeastern University Interdisciplinary Grant Recipient, “Exploring Intellectual Agility and its Effects on Career Success,” $50,000 (with Alicia Sasser-Modestino/CSSH and Cigdem Talgar/CATLR)
2015-2017 Humanities Research Collaborative Cluster Grant on Gender Equity, Northeastern University, $2,000 (with Alicia Sasser-Modestino/Economics/Public Policy)
2013, 2015, 2017 DMSB Faculty Recipient of Summer Research Award.
2013-2015 Northeastern University ADVANCE Research Grant, $10,000
2009-2011 Sloan Work-Family Early Career Development Grant Awardee, $45,000
2009 Recipient of Sage Dissertation Award, GDO Division, Academy of Management