- Ladge, J.J. & Greenberg, D. (2019). Maternal Optimism: Forging Positive Paths through Work and Motherhood, Oxford University Press, Forthcoming Book.
- Smith, A.N., Baskerville, M.B., Ladge, J.J. & Carlton, P. (2019). Making the Invisible Visible: Paradoxical Effects of Intersectional Invisibility on the Career Experiences of Executive Black Women in the Workplace, Academy of Management Journal, In Press.
- Modestino, A. Sugiyama, K., & Ladge, J.J. (2019). Career Narrative Construction of Young Professionals, Journal of Vocational Behavior, In Press.
- Greenberg, D. Clair, J.A. & Ladge, J.J. (2019). Feminist Perspective to Personally Relevant Research. Academy of Management Perspectives, In Press.
- Ladge, J.J., Eddleston, K. & Sugiyama, K. (2019). Am I an Entrepreneur: How Imposter Fears Hinder Women Entrepreneurs’ Business Growth. Business Horizons, In Press.
- Ladge, J.J. & Little, L. (2019). When expectations become reality: Work–family image management and identity adaptation in organizational life. Academy of Management Review, 41(1): 126-149.
- Ladge, J.J., Humberd, B. & Eddleston, K. (2018). Retaining professionally-employed mothers: Reconciling maternal self-efficacy, work-family conflict and intent to stay, Human Resource Management, 57(4): 883-90.
- Sawyer, K., Thoroughgood, C. & Ladge, J.J. (2017). Invisible Families, Invisible Conflicts: Examining Identity-Based Work-Family Conflict for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Employees, Journal of Vocational Behavior,103: 23-39. ***KANTER AWARD FINALIST***
- Ladge, J.J. and Greenberg, D. (2015). Becoming a working mother: Managing identity and efficacy uncertainties during re-socialization. Human Resource Management, 54(6): 977-998
- Ladge, J., Clair, J and Greenberg, D. (2012). Cross-domain identity transition during liminal periods: Constructing multiple selves as “professional and mother” during pregnancy, Academy of Management Journal, 55(6):1264-1294.
- Ladge, J.J., Eddleston, K. & Sugiyama, K. Am I an Entrepreneur: How Imposter Fears Hinder Women Entrepreneurs’ Business Growth. Academy of Management Start-up to Scale Up Meeting, Tel Aviv, Israel
- Ladge, J.J. & Little, L. (2017). When expectations become reality: Work–family image management and identity adaptation in organizational life. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
- Sugiyama, K., Ladge, J.J., Modestino, A. & Kenny, K. (2018). Careers in construction: Navigating tensions between stability and provisionality, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago. IL **Best Paper Award***
- Ladge, J.J. (2016). Can Professionally-employed Mothers Have It All? Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government Women in Public Policy Program, Cambridge, MA.
- 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 Division 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
- 2018 Finalist, Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research (top 5 finalist out of 2500 papers reviewed across 83 English language journals)
- 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)