Prof. Erin Kelly, Ph.D.



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Prof. Erin Kelly is a sociologist of work and organizations with long-standing interests in gender and racial inequality, the work-family interface, and designing work to support both economic and subjective wellbeing. She is the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Work and Organization Studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management and co-director of the MIT Institute for Work and Employment Research. Her recent book, Overload: How Good Jobs Went Back and What to Do About It (co-authored with Phyllis Moen, Princeton University Press), received the 2021 Max Weber Award from the American Sociological Association's Organizations, Occupations, and Work section and her research has twice been recognized with the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research.