Erika V. Hall joined the Goizueta Business School faculty in 2014. Hall earned a PhD in Management & Organizations from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Her research focuses on the influence of race, gender, and class-based biases on interactions within the workplace and the broader society. Further, Professor Hall looks at how leaders with multiple minority identities are perceived in teams and organizations. Professor Hall's work has appeared in academic journals such as Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Psychological Science, and American Psychologist, and media outlets such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and NPR. In 2016, she was honored as one of the “The World’s Best 40 Under 40 Business Professors” in Poets & Quants. Prior to graduate school, Hall was a Research Associate at Harvard Business School.
PhD in Management & OrganizationsKellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
BS in FinanceRobert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
A rose by any other name?: The consequences of subtyping “African-Americans” from “Blacks”
Racial labels often define how social groups are perceived. The current research utilized both archival and experimental methods to explore the consequences of the “Black” vs.“African-American” racial labels on Whites' evaluations of racial minorities. We argue ...
Gender Profiling A Gendered Race Perspective on Person–Position Fit
The current research integrates perspectives on gendered race and person–position fit to introduce the concept of a gender profile. We propose that both the “gender” of a person's biological sex and the “gender” of a person's race ...
Gender Matching 2.0: Gendered Demographic Groups and Positions in Person-Position Fit
Gender researchers have explored how females and males are funneled into sex-typed positions due to perceived differences in femininity and masculinity. Traditionally, researchers only focused on the femininity and masculinity that emanates from one's biological sex, however, contemporary research suggests that different races, nationalities, and sexual orientations are also perceived to be feminine or masculine...
Gendered races implications for interracial marriage, leadership selection, and athletic participation
Six studies explored the overlap between racial and gender stereotypes, and the consequences of this overlap for interracial dating, leadership selection, and athletic participation. Two initial studies captured the explicit and implicit gender content of racial ...
The hubris penalty: Biased responses to “Celebration” displays of black football players
We posit that pride and arrogance are tolerated for high-status group members but are repudiated for low-status group members. Thus, we predict that Blacks, but not Whites, who behave arrogantly will be penalized. Specifically, we investigated the context of penalties ...
A rose by any other name?
Black and blue: Exploring racial bias and law enforcement in the killings of unarmed black male civilians.
In late 2014, a series of highly publicized police killings of unarmed Black male civilians in the United States prompted large-scale social turmoil. In the current review, we dissect the psychological antecedents of these killings and explain how the nature of police work may attract officers with distinct characteristics that may make them especially well-primed for negative interactions with Black male civilians.