Margaret S. Stockdale

Professor of Psychology,
Purdue School of Science,
Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

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Margaret “Peggy” Stockdale is an expert on employment discrimination. An industrial and organizational (I/O) psychologist with more than twenty-five years of experience, Professor Stockdale addresses a range of issues related to gender, race, and age discrimination; sexual harassment; organizational culture; and retaliatory behavior. She has testified in multiple employment discrimination matters, including class actions. Professor Stockdale directs the Women in Work Laboratory (WoW Lab), which conducts and disseminates research on gender issues in the workplace.

Professor Stockdale has broad expertise in human resources and organizational psychology research and methodologies. Her work covers subjects that include job analysis, personnel selection, promotion, compensation, turnover, workplace diversity, leadership, and social issues in the workplace.

Professor Stockdale has coauthored or coedited five books, including The Psychology and Management of Workplace Diversity and Sex Discrimination in the WorkplaceMultidisciplinary Perspectives. She has contributed book chapters and published peer-reviewed articles on sex discrimination, sexual harassment, occupational and job segregation, and workplace policy, among other topics. She has served on the editorial boards of several academic and professional journals.

At IUPUI, Professor Stockdale teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on workplace diversity, I/O psychology, and social science research methods.

Professor Stockdale is a fellow at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, and the American Psychological Association.

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