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Alyson Byrne, PhD


Hello! My name is Dr. Alyson Byrne, and I am an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management at the Faculty of Business, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

I hold a PhD in Organizational Behaviour from Queen's School of Business, Queen's University.



Currently, I teach at both the graduate and undergraduate level in the Faculty of Business at Memorial University.  I have taught courses in organizational behaviour, human resources management, leadership, team processes, and diversity.


Photo Credit: Rich Blenkinsopp / Memorial University


My research specializes in examining the interplay of status and gender, both in the workplace with regards to leadership and high-status roles, as well as in the home looking at breadwinning influences and work-family dynamics. 


I have a number of on-going projects at the moment, including examining the impact of COVID19 on dual-income families, and determining the influence of breadwinning wives on family well-being and work attitudes.

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