Kanter Lecture Series at Purdue University

Facilitates open dialog between faculty, students, and researchers from across campus who share in the desire to build a better world through innovative research.

The Kanter Lecture Series brings quality research to campus from one of the nominated articles, selected from the annual Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research recipients.

Review the Research from Kanter Lectures

Uncovering social stratification: Intersectional inequalities in work and family life courses by gender and race

Anette Fasang

2024 Kanter Lecture

The specter of motherhood: Culture and the production of gendered career aspirations in science and engineering

Sarah Thébaud

2023 Kanter Lecture

Explaining the persistence of gender inequality: The work-family narrative as a social defense against the 24/7 work culture

Irene Padavic & Robin J. Ely

2022 Kanter Lecture

Work-home boundary role transitions: Telework before, during, and after COVID-19

Joni Delanoeije

2021 Kanter Lecture

Invisible families, invisible conflicts: Examining the added layer of work-family conflict for employees with LGB families

Katina Sawyer

2019 Kanter Lecture

My family made me do it: Family-work conflict and abusive supervision

Stephen Courtright

2018 Kanter Lecture

Professional image maintenance: How women navigate pregnancy in the workplace

Laura Little

2017 Kanter Lecture

Adopting work-life policies around the world: What motivates employers?

Ariane Ollier-Malaterre

2015 Kanter Lecture

Flexible work practices: A source of career premiums or penalties?

Lisa Leslie

2014 Kanter Lecture

Throughout the years, the Kanter Lecture Series has partnered with the Center for Families, Krannert School of Management, the Department of Psychological Sciences, the Department of Sociology, the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence, the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, the Department of Political Science, and the Department of Human Development and Family Studies.