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I/O Brown Bag Speaker Series: Dr. Lucy Gilson

Friday, January 31, 2020
12:20pm – 1:20pm

Storrs Campus

"[Professor Gilson] research focuses on creativity, virtual teams, and team effectiveness; in particular she is interested in examining teams in different organizational settings performing a diverse range of jobs. Specifically, she studies how creativity, employee empowerment, diversity, fairness issues, leadership, and virtual communication influence team effectiveness. Her research has been published in many of the top management and psychology journals; Academy on Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Group and Organization Management, Small Group Research. In addition, Professor Gilson has provided consulting expertise to many multinational companies, state and national agencies in the areas of leadership, virtual teams, managing change, and leading for creativity. She has given several invited keynote presentations on ‘Women and Leadership’ and ‘Leading for Creativity and Change.’

Professor Gilson teaches undergraduate, MBA, and executives level students in the areas of Leadership, Managerial and Interpersonal Behavior, and Leading for Innovation and Change. She was awarded the UConn School of Business 2012 MBA Professor of the year award – she has been recognized as the MBA Management Professor of the year on multiple occasions. Professor Gilson was elected to the Executive Committee of the Organization Behavior Division of the Academy of Management. She serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Management." (


Samantha Lacey

Psychology - Graduate Programs (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, I/O Psychology, School of Business Ph.D. Program, UConn Master Calendar

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