Spotlight on Gender Research

The CWEL and Babson boast a lively, supportive and growing community of faculty who do innovative research on women and gender, leadership and entrepreneurship. Here we showcase this research in divisions across the College, as well as the Babson Faculty Gender Research gatherings we hold regularly to foster collaboration and mutual support.

  1. Mary Gentile, Director, Giving Voice to Values, and Senior Research Scholar, author of Giving Voice to Values: How To Speak Your Mind When You Know What’s Right (Yale University Press, 2010)

  2. Candida Brush, Chair, Entrepreneurship Division, Director, Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship and Franklin W. Olin Distinguished Professor in Entrepreneurship

    Co-author, Saparito, P., Bruch, C., and Elam, “Perceptions of Bank-Firm Relationships: Does Gender Similarity Matter?” Entrepreneurship and Practice April 2012

  3. Julie Levinson, Associate Professor of Film, The American Success Myth on Film (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)

  4. Danna Greenberg, Associate Professor of Management, co-author, D.L. Greenberg and E. Landry, “Negotiating a flexible work arrangement: How Women Navigate the influence of power and context,” Journal of Organizational Behavior 32 (8), 2011, 1163-88.

  5. Wendy Murphy, Assistant Professor of Management, co-author, Murphy, W.M. and E.H. Volpe, “Married Professional Women’s Career Exit: Integrating Identity and Social Networks,” Gender In Management: International Journal 2011 26 (1): 57-83.

  6. Nan Langowitz, Chair, Management Division, and Professor of Management, co-author with Elaine Allen, “Understanding the Gender Entrepreneurship Gap: A Multi-Country Examination,” in M. Minniti, ed., The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Theory and Evidence, Oxford University Press, 2011

  7. Toni Lester, Professor of Law, Culture and Society, editor of Gender Nonconformity, Race, and Sexuality: Charting the Connections (University of Wisconsin Press, 2003) 

    Author, “Talking about Sexual Orientation, Teaching about Homophobia Negotiating the Divide Between Religious Belief and Tolerance For LGBT Rights in the Classroom” Duke Law School Journal of Gender and the Law 15 (1) 2008, 388-418 
    Author “Machismo at the Crossroads - Recent Developments in Latin America Gay Rights Law: The Case of Costa Rica,” Michigan State International Law Journal (Spring 2012)
    Vol. 20, Issue 2, 2012 (pp. 

  8. Jon Hodge, Full Time Lecturer, Arts and Humanities, author of “Villette’s Compulsory Education,” Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 45: 4 (Autumn 2005).

  9. Mary Godwyn, Associate Professor of Sociology, co-author with Judy Hoffer Gittell, Sociology of Organizations: Structures and Relationships (Pine Forge Press/Sage Publications, 2012),

    Co-author, with Donna Stoddard, Minority Women Entrepreneurs: How Outsider Status can Lead to Better Business Practices (Greenleaf Publishing, 2011)

  10. Patricia Greene, Paul T. Babson Chair in Entrepreneurship, co-author, Gatewood, E.J., Brush, C.G., Carter, N.M., Greene, P.G., & Hart, M.M. 2009. “Diana: A symbol of women entrepreneurs’ hunt for knowledge, money, and the rewards of entrepreneurship,” Small Business Economics 32 (2): 129-144

  11. Marjorie Feld, Associate Professor of History, Faculty Director, CWEL, author of Lillian Wald: A Biography

  12. Beth Wynstra, Visiting Assistant Professor of English, author of "Critical Lens: A Rhetorical Approach to O'Neill's Early Wife Characters" (forthcoming in Critical Insights: Eugene, EBSCO Publishing Incorporated, September, 2012),

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