Nicole C Jones Young Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior

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currently on leave

About Nicole Jones Young

Nicole C. Jones Young, PhD is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior. Her primary research interests are within the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion in organizations, with a specific focus on employment of justice-involved individuals and anti-Black racism within the workplace and academia.


PhD, Management, Organizational Behavior                                                                   

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT                                                                                            

School of Business, Management Department                                       

MBA, Human Resource Management

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ

BA, Sports Management

Towson University, Towson, MD


Johnson, C.P. & Young, N.C.J. (2023). Degrees of Incarceration: Navigating Barriers to Employment. In D.L. Stone, B. Murray, K.M. Lukaszewski, & J.H. Dulebohn (Eds.), Research in Human Resource Management: Forgotten Minorities in Organizations (pp 239-274). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

 Young, N.C.J. & Keech, J. (2022). Second Chance Hiring: Exploring Consumer Perception of Employers who Hire Individuals with Criminal Histories, Management Decision, 60(9), 2389-2408.

Rice, D. & Young, N.C.J. (2021). Integrating ethics and inclusion: How and when upper-level managerial leadership impact supervisory inclusiveness. Current Psychology, 1-14.

Rice, D., Young, N.C.J., & Sheridan, S. (2021). Improving Employee Emotional and Behavioral Investments via the Trickle-Down Effect of Organizational Inclusiveness. The Role of Supervisory Moral Identity. Journal of Business and Psychology, 36(2), 267-282.

 Young, N.C.J. & Anazodo, K.S. (2020). Exploring the Overlooked: Women, Work, & Criminal History. Gender in Management: an International Journal, 35(6), 505-528.

Rice, D., Young, N.C.J., Johnson, D., Walton, R., & Stacy, S. (2020). Leaders' Justice Judgments and Ethical Leadership: Implications for Organizational Inclusion. Business Ethics: A European Review, 29(4), 856-869.

 Anazodo, K.S., Young, N.C.J., & Ricciardelli, R. (2020). Challenging the status quo: Organizational deviations towards socially responsible behaviours in the age of digitization. The Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research (IJR), 9: 206-236.

Young, N.C.J., Griffith, J.N., & Anazodo, K.S. (2019). Exploring the impact of training on equitable access to employment: A gendered perspective of work release programs. Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 22(2), 70-86.

 Young, N.C.J. & Ryan, A.M. (2019). Criminal history and the workplace: A pathway forward. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 38(5): 494-504. *Served as Co-Editor for this Special Issue

Minefee, I., Rabelo, V., Stewart, O.J., & Young, N.C.J.* (2018). Leaks in the Academic Pipeline: Minority Success as a Game of Chutes and Ladders. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 17(1): 79-95. *Authors listed in alphabetical order

Griffith, J. & Young, N.C.J. (2017). Hiring ex-offenders? The case of ban the box. Equality, Diversity, & Inclusion: An International Journal, 36(6), 501-518.

Gilson, L., Maynard, M. T., Jones Young, N.C., Vartiainen, M., Hakonen, M. (2015). A review of virtual teams & virtuality research over the last decade: Ten themes and ten suggestions for the future. Journal of Management, 41(5), 1313-1337.

 Jones Young, N.C. & Powell, G.N. (2015). Hiring Ex-Offenders: A Theoretical Model. Human Resource Management Review, 25(3), 298-312.