Carnegie Mellon University

Elizabeth Campbell

Elizabeth L. Campbell

Ph.D. Student, Tepper School of Business

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Elizabeth Campbell is a Ph.D. Candidate in Organizational Behavior and Theory in the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. Campbell studies factors that contribute to gender differences in organizations and careers using field- and lab-based research methods.


  • Carnegie Mellon University – MS (Organizational Behavior and Theory) - 2017
  • Wellesley College – BA (Psychology) - 2013


Gender, career advancement and hiring, sponsorship, diversity in teams


Working Papers

  • Campbell, E. L. & Hahl, O. Overqualified or highly committed? The effect of gender on perceptions of commitment and labor market selection. Revise & Resubmit at Academy of Management Journal.
  • Chow, R., & Campbell, E. L. Using a social capital perspective to understand gender differences in the effectiveness of sponsors. Under Review (2nd round).
  • Campbell, E. L.*, Chow, R.*, & Aven, B. Gender and status signals in sponsorship: Evidence of gender differences in sponsor effectiveness. In Preparation for Submission. [*Denotes equal contribution as co-first-authors]
  • Gender composition and team performance in time-sensitive situations: Evidence from escape room teams. Working Paper with Anita Woolley.
  • The effect of goals on male and female sponsors’ network activation. Working Paper with Catherine Shea.



  • Instructor, Undergraduate (Spring 2019)
  • Teaching Assistant, MBA and Undergraduate (2016, 2017, 2018)

Other Teaching Assistant Experience

  • Corporate Strategy, MBA (2018)
  • Global and Distributed Teams, Online Hybrid MBA (2018)
  • Managing People and Teams, MBA (2017, 2018)
  • Managing Networks and Organizations, MBA (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Organizational Change, MBA (2017)


  • Carnegie Mellon University Paul S. Goodman Doctoral Dissertation Award, 2019
  • Carnegie Mellon University Henry J. Gailliot Presidential Fellowship, 2018
  • Center for Behavior and Decision Research Small Grant, 2016