Samantha Erskine | Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University

Samantha Erskine

Samantha Erskine
PhD Organizational Behavior, 2017 - Present

Samantha E. Erskine is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Organizational Behavior at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. Samantha’s research focuses on racialized and gendered emotions as institutional work, CEOs, antiracist feminist leadership, and flourishing/thriving. She is a certified coach and comes to CWRU with twenty years of nonprofit experience, including a decade of experience in fundraising and communications. Samantha earned a Master of Science in Nonprofit Management, a Master of Arts in Women’s History, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies.

MS, The New School, 2015
MA, Sarah Lawrence College, 2007
BA, University of Maryland, 1999
BA, University of Maryland, 1999

Interests and Courses


Racialized emotions, CEOs, antiracist feminist leadership, and flourishing/thriving; How women and people of color navigate, lead, and thrive in organizations; Coaching


Leadership in Diversity & Inclusion

Recent Courses and Syllabi

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Selected Publications

  • Johnson, E. M., Erskine, S. E., Roberts, L. M. (2020).
    Research Handbook of Organizational Resilience Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd .