Dr. Erin Reid - Ph.D., A.M., M.Sc., B.Comm

Associate Professor
  • Human Resources and Management
Available to Supervise
  • Faculty
University Scholar
  • Tags:
  • phd

Contact Information

Email: reidem@mcmaster.ca
Office: DSB 426
Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 24707
Website: Visit

Erin Reid (Ph.D. Harvard University) studies the links between gender inequality, identity and how we design our work. One line of research examines these issues in relation to time-greedy work, a widespread workplace phenomenon. A new line of research explores these issues for workers in the gig economy. She is a University Scholar at McMaster University, has been recognized as one of the world’s top 40 business school professors under the age of 40, listed as a Radar Thinker by Thinkers50, and named a Change Agent by Canadian Business. Erin’s research has been published in leading academic journals and management outlets such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, and Harvard Business Review. Her work is funded by SSHRC, the Government of Ontario and has been profiled in media such as the New York Times, Globe and Mail, The Atlantic and Fast Company. She serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Human Relations and Journal of Business Psychology. Erin teaches in DeGroote’s undergraduate, MBA and PhD

Reid CV


Ph.D., Organizational Behavior & Sociology, Harvard University
A.M., Harvard University
M.Sc., Queen’s University
B.Comm., McMaster University

2020-2024 University Scholar
2019-2024 Ontario Early Researcher Award
2018-2021 Co-investigator, SSHRC Insight Grant, $93,223
2017-2019 SSHRC Insight Development Grant, $49,920
2016 McMaster Arts Research Board Standard Grant, $5,950
2016 Change Agent, Canadian Business
2016 Outstanding Reviewer Award, MOC Division, Academy of Management
2016 Named one of the world’s top 40 business school professors under 40, Poets and Quants
2016 Thinkers50, Radar Thinker
2015 Thinkers50, Radar Award Shortlist
2015 Outstanding Reviewer Award, MOC Division, Academy of Management
2014 Nominee, William Newman Award, GDO Division, Academy of Management
2013 Peter Paul Career Development Professor, Boston University (2013-2016)
2013 Best Poster Award, Positive Organizational Scholarship Conference, University of Michigan
2012 Diamond in the Rough Award (Best Student Proposal), Cognition in the Rough PDW, Academy of Management
2011 Emerald Best Student Paper Award, GDO Division, Academy of Management
2010 INFORMS/Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition Finalist
2009 Outstanding Reviewer Award, GDO Division, Academy of Management
2009 Distinction, Ph.D. Qualifying Paper, Harvard University
2006-2010 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship
2003 Queen’s School of Business Scholarship