Ph.D. Candidate in Organization Studies
Education:B.A., Human Resource Administration, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Research/Teaching Interests:Organizational Behavior
Human Resource Management & Strategy
Intergroup Relations within Organizations
Contemporary Racism and Social Justice
Community Service Learning
Publications:Karren, R., and Sherman, K.E. (2012). Layoffs and Unemployment Discrimination: A New Stigma. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 27(8).
Sherman, K.E., Kennedy, D.M., Woodard, M.S., and McComb, S.A. (2012). Examining the "Exchange" in Leader-Member Exchange. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies.
Mott, J. W., Porschitz, E. T., Sherman, K. E., & Manz, C. C. (2007). How networks impact the search for a mentor: An examination of NCAA basketball coaches and their proteges. International Journal of Leadership Studies, 3(1).
Presentations:Sherman, K.E. Same or different? Black professors' experience (or not) of subtle racism. Presentation at 2011 Academy of Management Annual Meeting - GDO division
Nair, S., Cohen, D., & Sherman, K.E. Antecedents of liability of foreignness: A social psychological perspective. Presentation at 2010 Academy of Management Annual Meeting - International Management Division
Woodard, M., Sherman, K.E., & Hou, H. Toward a more complete understanding of offshoring: Bringing employees into the conversation. Presentation at 2009 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting
Sherman, K.E. Naked after all these years: An exploration of race & gender in social network theory. Presentation at 2009 Academy of Management Annual Meeting - GDO division
Sherman, K.E., Kennedy, D., Woodard, M., & McComb, S. Bringing "Exchange" Back to Leader-Member Exchange: Examining Congruent and Disparate Perspectives. Presentation at 2008 Academy of Management Annual Meeting - OB division
Zacharias, L., Karren, R., & Sherman, K.E. Integrity Testing: A Comparison of the U.S. and Europe. Paper Presentation at the 2007 International Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting
Honors and Awards:Community Service Learning Faculty Fellowship, University of Massachusetts, 2008-2009 Academic Year
CSL Grant - Individual Teaching Award, University of Massachusetts, 2008
Research Literacy Fellowship, University of Massachusetts, 2007-2008
Professional and Academic Memberships:Academy of Management
OBTS Society for Management Educators
Society for Human Resource Management
Previous Employment:International Business Machines (IBM), 1997 - 2004
Organization Resources Counselors, Inc., 1990 - 1997