Stacy Blake-Beard is a clinical professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where she instructs on the topics of managing organizations and mentoring as a developmental process. Prior to joining Tuck, Stacy was affiliated with several academic institutions including Simmons University’s School of Business and Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. At Simmons, she was a full professor who taught organizational leadership and mentoring as a leadership strength and served as the 2016-2019 Deloitte Ellen Gabriel Chair of Women and Leadership. At Harvard, she served on the faculty of the Graduate School of Education as an assistant professor, sharing her knowledge on organizational behavior and the mentoring of relationships across difference social identities. Stacy’s work with academic institutions has taken her as far as India, where she was a member of the visiting faculty at both the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad and the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women in Delhi.
Dr. Blake-Beard's research focuses on the challenges and opportunities offered by mentoring relationships, with a focus on how these relationships may be changing as a result of increasing workforce diversity. She is particularly interested in the issues women face as they develop mentoring relationships. She studies the dynamics of formal mentoring programs in both corporate and educational settings.
Dr. Blake-Beard has published research on gender, diversity, and mentoring in several publications including the Journal of Career Development, the Academy of Management Executive, the Academy of Management Learning & Education, the Psychology of Women Quarterly, the Journal of Management Development, the Journal of Business Ethics, Human Resource Management Journal, the Journal of Management Education, the Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, and The Diversity Factor.