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Mary Eve Speach

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Management


  • PhD, Management, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2023
  • MS, Management, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021
  • MS, Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018
  • BA, Political Science, Georgia College & State University, 2015

Research Interests

  • Individual Differences (e.g., disability, gender)
  • Stereotypes
  • Negotiation
  • Workplace Assistance (e.g., advice-giving)


Journal Articles

  • Speach, M.P., Badura, K. L., & Blum, T. C. (2023). Everything is negotiable, but not for everyone: The role of disability in compensation. Journal of Applied Psychology, 108(4), 571-594.
  • Badura, K. L., Blum, T. C., & Speach, M. P. (2023). Overlooked employees: Understanding the experiences of disability status and remote working in the wake of COVID-19. Consulting Psychology Journal, 75(3), 240–257.
  • Hsu, N., Badura, K. L., Newman, D. A., & Speach, M.P. (2021). Gender, “Masculinity,” and “Femininity”: A Meta-Analytic Review of Gender Differences in Agency and Communion. Psychological Bulletin, 147(10), 987-1011. (Lead article)

Awards, Honors, and Recognition

  • 2023 Ashford Watson Stalnaker Memorial Award
  • 2022 SHRM Foundation Dissertation Grant Award in partnership with the HR Division of the Academy of Management
  • 2021 Faces of Inclusive Excellence Awardee from Georgia Tech’s Institute of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • 2015 Roger N. Pajari Undergraduate Award from the Georgia Political Science Association
  • 2015 Carl Vinson Chair Undergraduate Research Conference Award