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Devon Proudfoot
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Devon Proudfoot

Assistant Professor
Human Resource Studies

Overview

Devon Proudfoot is an Assistant Professor of Human Resource Studies in the ILR School at Cornell University. Professor Proudfoot's research examines stereotyping and discrimination, how creative ideas are evaluated, and what motivates employee attitudes and behavior.

Her work has been published in journals such as Psychological Science, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, and Research in Organizational Behavior.

Prior to joining the faculty at Cornell, Devon Proudfoot completed her PhD in Management and Organizations at Duke University. She also holds a MSc In Social Psychology from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA in Psychology from McGill University.

Teaching Statement

Current courses:

Diversity and Inclusion (ILRHR 3640)
Diversity and Inclusion—Advanced Writing Seminar (ILRHR 2640)
Organizational Diversity and Inclusion (ILRHR 6400)

Publications

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Devon Proudfoot, E. Allan Lind. 2014. Fairness Heuristic Theory, the Uncertainty Management Model, and Fairness at Work.. in Oxford Handbook of Justice in Work Organizations . Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014. M. Ambrose & R. Cropanzano. (371 – 385)

Book Sections

  • Steven Shepherd, Devon Proudfoot. 2017. System Justification. in The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Behavior. 2017. F. M. Moghaddam .

Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Fellow, Cornell Center for the Social Sciences. 2022
  • Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management (GDO Division). 2020
  • Best Paper Proceedings , Academy of Management (OB Division). 2019
  • Best Paper Award, Gender and Diversity in Organizations (GDO) Division, Academy of Management . 2015
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division, Academy of Management . 2014