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Courtney McCluney

Academic Director, Workplace Inclusion and Diversity Programs

Courtney McCluney is joining Outreach as a Senior Extension Associate and Academic Director for Workplace Inclusion and Diversity Programs with an affiliation with the Scheinman Institute and ILR WIDE. Dr. McCluney completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, earned her PhD in Psychology at the University of Michigan and BA in Psychology and Interpersonal/Organizational Communications at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a former Research Fellow at Catalyst, Inc. and previously served as an AmeriCorps Social Impact Fellow. Dr. McCluney has also served as an assistant professor at ILR in the OB Department. Dr. McCluney has received several grants and recognition for her work on racial equity and inclusion including groundbreaking research on the emotional tax and racial codeswitching in the workplace. Her work is featured in several peer reviewed academic journals, and she is a contributing writer to ForbesChief, and the Harvard Business Review. Courtney is located in ILR-NYC office at 570 Lexington Ave and can be reached at