Cornell University

Beth Livingston : Biography

Beth A. Livingston is an Assistant Professor of Human Resource Studies at Cornell University. She received her Ph.D. in 2009 from the University of Florida with a major in organizational behavior/management. Previously, she earned her MBA (2004), BA in Communication (2003) and BBA in Marketing (2003) from the University of Kentucky. She also received her Sports Marketing certification from the Sports Marketing Academy at the University of Kentucky in 2004. Professor Livingston currently teaches undergraduate and graduate-level courses on staffing and human resource management.

Professor Livingston's research interests lie primarily in gender and work-family, with additional interests in discrimination, diversity and stereotypes. Prior and current research has examined the role of gender role attitudes on earnings and emotions, the interaction between justice and motivation, and how personality and gender intersect to predict income. She has published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Zeitschrift für Arbeits und Organistionspsychologie, and the Handbook of Organizational Behavior. Her research has also been featured in news outlets like the Washington Post, the New York Times, Newsweek, and she has been interviewed on ABC News Now and the Fox News Channel.

Professor Livingston is active in professional and community organizations such as the Academy of Management and the American Association of University Women, and is the former Editor and Associate Editor of the GDO Division Newsletter.