Jason R. Lambert




Jason, aka Dr. J, is an author, professor, and researcher who investigates and discusses topics related to workplace diversity, organizational behavior, and international recruitment. Dr. Lambert earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington with an emphasis in organizational behavior. His research has been presented at local, national, and international conferences. His published work can be found in The Oxford Handbook of Diversity at Work, and the journals Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and the International Journal of Human Resource Management. Outside of academia, he has more than 15 years of combined leadership experience in the public, private, non-profit sector, and academic sector of industry, and as a freelance consultant. He currently resides in Arlington, TX with his wife, three children, and their dog.

Publications and Lectures:

Cultural diversity as a mechanism for innovation: Workplace diversity and the absorptive capacity framework
J Lambert
Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict 20 (1), 68 28 2016

Diverse forms of difference
JR Lambert, MP Bell
The Oxford handbook of diversity and work, 13-31 18 2013

The Moderating Effect Of Instrumental Job Attributes On The Relationship Between A Firm’s Perceived Value Of Diversity And Its Organizational Attractiveness
JR Lambert
Management 1 2016

The hashtag heard round the world: how# MeToo did what laws did not
J Leopold, JR Lambert, IO Ogunyomi, MP Bell
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal 2019

Immigrant stereotypes and differential screening
J Lambert, E Akinlade
Personnel Review 2019

Diversity in Organizations
J Lambert, J Leopold
Principles of Management, 369-406 2019

The Effect of Employer Directed Volunteering Programs on the Emotion and Organizational Identification of Employees.
JR Lambert
Southwest Academy of Management Conference

Dayo Akinlade


Dr. Dayo Akinlade received her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research covers topics including diversity, human resource practices, leadership and creativity. She has presented her work in both regional and international conferences, such as the Academy of Management, Midwest Academy of Management and the Management and Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference. She is a member of the board of reviewers for the South Asian Journal of Human Resource Management and she received the “Excellence in Peer Review” award in 2017 and 2018. Dr. Akinlade is a “Wisconsin Teaching Fellow” at the University of Wisconsin System. She received the “Outstanding Faculty Award” from Saint Xavier University African American Society. She is a Senior Certified Professional of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), and an active member of the Racine and Kenosha Area SHRM chapter. Before joining academia, Dr. Akinlade worked for several years in various managerial roles, including as a management consultant with Accenture, in different countries such as Nigeria, Britain, Switzerland, and the United States. She has written for the Chicago Tribune’s Daily Southtown and has published her academic research in different management journals including Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion, Personnel Review, and Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, all listed on the Australian Business Deans Council Quality Journal List.

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