Erin Kelly
Erin Kelly

The Sloan Distinguished Professor of Work and Organization Studies

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Erin Kelly is the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Work and Organization Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management and core faculty in the Institute for Work and Employment Research. Kelly investigates the implications of workplace policies and management strategies for workers, firms, and families with a focus on equity and well-being. Previous research has examined scheduling and flexible work practices, family leave, harassment policies, and diversity initiatives in a variety of organizations and industries. As part of the Work, Family, and Health Network, she evaluated innovative approaches to work redesign with group-randomized trials in professional/technical and healthcare workforces. Her new book with Phyllis Moen, Overload: How Good Jobs Went Bad and What to Do About It, will be published by Princeton University Press in early 2020.

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