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Elana Feldman

Elana FeldmanAssistant Professor

Research Interests

Time/temporality, workplace relationships and interactions, qualitative methods


  • Ph D: Management, (2015), Boston University - Boston, MA
    Supporting Area: Organizational Behavior
  • BA: Integrated Approaches to Biology, (2001), Brown University - Providence, RI

Awards and Honors

  • Teaching Excellence Award (2017), Teaching - Management Department, Manning School of Business, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Inductee (2016) - Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Best Paper Proceedings (2015) - Academy of Management (Careers Division)
  • Best Student Paper Award Finalist (2015) - Academy of Management (Careers Division)
  • Outstanding Research by a Doctoral Student (2015) - Boston University
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award (2015) - Academy of Management (MOC Division)
  • Ph.D. Fellowship (2009) - Boston University
  • Magna Cum Laude (2001) - Brown University


  • Feldman, E., () "When developers disagree: Divergent advice as a potential catalyst for protégé growth," Organization Science
  • DiBenigno, J., Feldman, E., Okhuysen, G., Albert, S., Granqvist, N., Grodal, S., Mazmanian, M. (2016) "Making Time for Time: Extending Theories of Temporality in and across Organizations," Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings.
  • , , Feldman, E., (2015) "Constructing contribution in Strategy as Practice research," Cambridge University Press
  • Feldman, E., (2015) "Discordant voices: How protégés grow in the context of developmental networks," Academy of Management Proceedings (Best Papers)
  • Hall, D.T., Feldman, E., (2013) "Meaningful work and the protean career," APA Books
  • Dik, B.J., Byrne, Z.S., Steger, M.F., Feldman, E. (2013) "Purpose and meaning in the workplace.," American Psychological Association
  • Feldman, E., Hall, D.T. (2013) "Work and family research and practice: What if the whole person mattered? ," Palgrave Macmillan pp. 96-101
  • Kopelman, S., Feldman, E., McDaniel, D.M., Hall, D.T. (2012) "Mindfully negotiating a career with a heart," Organizational Dynamics 41:2 pp. 163–171
  • Golden-Biddle, K., Dutton, J.E., Feldman, E. (2012) "The response: What does this book contribute to the understanding of positive social change and organizations? ," Routledge pp. 475-492
  • Feldman, E. (2011) "The search for meaning: Helping employees realize their dreams," IESE Insight 4th Quarter: pp. 13-20


  • Making Time for Time: Extending Theories of Temporality in and across Organizations. - Showcase Symposium, 2016
  • More than a feeling: How compassion drives employee voice and organizational change. - Academy of Management Meeting, August 2016 - Anaheim, CA
  • Fast times at InnoTech: Speeding up entrepreneurial work in an accelerator. - Academy of Management Meeting. , August 2016 - Anaheim, CA