Tsedale M. Melaku

Assistant Professor of Management, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College (CUNY)
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Tsedale M. Melaku is a Sociologist, Assistant Professor of Management at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College (CUNY), and author of You Don't Look Like a Lawyer: Black Women and Systemic Gendered Racism, which reflects the emphasis of her scholarly interests on race, gender, class, workplace inequities, intersectionality, and organizations. Dr. Melaku’s work has been featured in various outlets, including the Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, New York TimesThe Washington PostBloomberg LawThe Boston Globe, and Fortune, as well as peer-reviewed journals. Her interdisciplinary research on women in the workplace unites three strands of significant sociological and management inquiry: diversity in the workplace, women in leadership positions, and the impact of systemic racism on advancement opportunities. Dr. Melaku recently published a co-edited book, Handbook on Workplace Diversity and Stratification. Follow her on XLinkedIn, and visit her website.