Nitya Chawla

Nitya Chawla, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of management at Texas A&M University. She received her Ph.D. in management from the University of Arizona. Dr. Chawla studies how we can create humanized workplaces that are inclusive and encourage employees to bring their full, authentic selves to work. Her research primarily focuses on issues tied to gender in the workplace, the work-nonwork interface, and job search experiences. Dr. Chawla’s doctoral dissertation examined women’s experiences of hostile and benevolent sexism while searching for a job and was awarded the 2019 Society for Human Resource Management Foundation’s Dissertation Grant, the 2020 Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Hebl Grant for Reducing Gender Inequities in the Workplace Award, and the 2021 SIOP S. Rains Wallace Dissertation Award. Her research has also been featured in top management journals, such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, and Organization Science.