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The Co-Conspirators Blog: Turning Research into Action

Introducing The Co-Conspirators Blog: Turning Research into Action, a blog from the Tuck Initiative on Workplace Inclusion.

We’ve heard from many of you that you’d like access to current DEI research, but in everyday language. This blog is our space to do just that. We’ll be posting regularly, and always answering the question: How do we make sense of this new research, and apply it in our workplaces?

We plan to highlight the research of academics who are doing groundbreaking scholarly work in diversity, equity & inclusion across industries. Questions or ideas for future blog posts? Reach out to us at

Navigating Gender Biases: How Ambitious Women Might Mitigate Backlash by Desiring Status (in addition to power)

In the realm of academia, certain scholars embark on research journeys propelled by personal experiences and a fervent desire for societal change. Professor Sonya Mishra, Assistant Professor at the Tuck School of Business, exemplifies this phenomenon of research as “me-search” through her insightful work on gender dynamics in the workplace.

Using Power for Greater Punch: How Leaders Can Unlock More Effective Allyship

The presence of allies in the workplace is not new. But, research from the Tuck School of Business’ Dr. Karren Knowlton shows how to unlock new levels of understanding to improve workplace relationships and equity and inclusion in organizations.

A Sense of Belonging: Impactful Research on the Newcomer Experience and Advice for Leaders and Firms

Fostering a culture of belongingness is central to the mission of the Initiative on Workplace Inclusion. Professor Tianna Barnes is an organizational psychologist who recently joined the faculty at the Tuck School of Business and is leading important scholarship in the field.