Karen Ashcraft, Ph.D.

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University of Colorado Boulder
Professor of Organizational Communication

Karen Lee Ashcraft is a professor of organizational communication at the University of Colorado Boulder. For nearly 30 years, she has studied gender in organizations and occupations, with particular interest in how gender interacts with race, class, sexuality and more to shape work life in diverse contexts. Her award-winning research appears in such outlets as Academy of Management Review, Management Communication Quarterly, and Administrative Science Quarterly. Her recent book, Wronged and Dangerous: Viral Masculinity and the Populist Pandemic (Bristol UP, 2022), brings this rich history of scholarship to bear on contemporary global politics.


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