Elisabeth Kelan, PhD, is a Professor of Leadership and Organisation at Essex Business School, University of Essex. She holds a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship [MRF-2019-069] to explore the future of work, digitalisation, and gender. Her research focuses on women in leadership, men as change agents for gender equality, generations at work, spirituality in organisations, and diversity, inclusion and belonging. She has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in leading academic journals and she is also the author of three books.
Elisabeth Kelan held a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship and was the Dahlem International Network Professor for Gender Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. She is on the editorial boards of the British Journal of Management, Management Learning, and Gender in Management and edits the Routledge Studies in Gender and Organizations book series.
Prior to joining the University of Essex, Elisabeth Kelan held appointments at London Business School, the London School of Economics and Political Science, King's College London, Cranfield School of Management and Zurich University. She holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science.