Professor Jamie Callahan
Jamie L. Callahan (EdD, PhD) is Professor of Organisation and Ethics at Durham University. Her EdD from George Washington University explored systems of emotion in organisational change. Her PhD from Tilburg University addressed issues of power in Critical HRD. A USAF veteran, she served as a personnel officer and member of the Pentagon Air Staff Total Quality consultancy team. Jamie’s academic career has spanned multiple institutions prior to her present position, including Virginia Tech, Texas A&M, Drexel, and Northumbria universities. Her research addresses issues of power and privilege in organised contexts, leading her to explore marginalised groups’ experiences of leadership, learning, and organisational transformation. Her particular passion is championing gender equity. The former Editor of Human Resource Development Review and current Co-Editor of International Journal of Management Reviews, Jamie has published extensively, including in journals such as Human Relations, Organization Studies, Violence Against Women, International Journal of Management Reviews, Human Resource Development Quarterly, and Human Resource Development International. She has also earned numerous research awards, including the Academy of Human Resource Development 2020 Scholar of the Year Award and 2015 Outstanding Book of the Year Award. As an educator, she has been a visiting professor in Saudi Arabia, France, England, and Thailand. She is a feminist, editor, author, mentor, activist, and educator.