Beth Humberd

Beth Humberd, Management

Assistant Professor
Falmouth 207A


Organizational behavior, leadership, gender and diversity, identity development, qualitative methods

Research Interest

  • Leadership and identity development
  • Gender and diversity
  • Workplace relationships/interactions
  • Professionals

Educational Background

B.B.A., Babson College, Finance focus
M.B.A., Bentley University, Management focus
Ph.D., Boston College, Organization Studie


Beth Humberd, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Manning School of Business.  She has published and ongoing research in the areas of gender and diversity in organizations, individual identity development, and interpersonal relationships.  Her current stream of work aims to understand how diverse individuals’ organizational experiences shape their identities, career choices and leadership aspirations.  Humberd teaches organizational behavior to undergraduates at the MSB, and she previously taught at Boston College and Babson College, at both the undergraduate and MBA levels.  She holds a Ph.D. in Organization Studies from Boston College, an MBA from Bentley University, and a BS from Babson College. Prior to her academic career, she worked for a number of years in various roles within Corporate Finance and Human Resources at a medical device company and a top accounting firm.