Alyssa Tedder-King is a doctoral student at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler School of Business. She studies diversity in the workplace and seeks to understand why and how inequalities persist in organizations. As someone who is passionate about work, she is also interested in the role work plays in people’s live, specifically seeking to understand individual’s professional identities and engagement with their work. In particular, she is interested in how women and underrepresented minorities navigate the workplace.
Alyssa earned her Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kansas and has a B.A. in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Before returning to academia for her PhD, Alyssa was an executive career transition coach in Seattle and a research consultant conducting jury research for legal cases around the U.S.
Alyssa lives in Durham, NC with her amazing husband and their 9 year old golden retriever, June.
When I'm not at work, I really love reading a good book, visiting the mountains, spending time with family, or doing the crossword.