Michelle Checketts

Michelle Checketts

PhD Student in Business Administration

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Educational Background

  • MBA, Brigham Young University, 2010
  • B.S., Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2007

Positions Held

  • Director of Women's Initiatives and Mentoring, BYU Marriott School of Business, 2015-2019
  • Human Resources Manager, ApplicantPro, 2015
  • Director of Human Resources/Leadership Consultant, DecisionWise, 2013-2015
  • Senior Human Resources Generalist, NVIDIA, 2012-2013
  • Human Resources Business Partner, KLA-Tencor, 2010-2012
  • Talent Management Intern, Western Union, 2009

Recent Publications

Other Publications


  • Checketts, M., Howell, T., Loyd, D., Amanatullah, E., & Tinsley, C. (2022). Emphasizing the female leadership advantage: The unintended consequences of positive stereotypes Dismantling Bias Conference, Purdue University.
  • Checketts, M., Lewis, B., Howell, T., & Scott, G. (2021). Corporate Responsibility Ratings as Drivers of Diversity Norms: An Examination of Board Gender Diversity. Academy of Management Annual Conference, Academy of Management.

Honors and Awards

  • Harry Gray Research Award, UIUC, 2020-2024
  • Business Administration Doctoral Workshop Best Session Presentation, Gies College of Business, 2023
  • Business Administration/University Fellowship, UIUC, 2022
  • Kenneth Uhl Prize, UIUC, 2021
  • Kenneth P. Santee Graduate Fellowship, UIUC, 2020-2021


  • AOM Annual Conference Reviewer, AOM MOC division, 2022 to present
  • Advisory Board Member - Initiative for Qualitative Research in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Gies College of Business, 2022 to present
  • Student Affiliate, Illinois Strategic Organizations Initiative (ISOI), 2022 to present
  • Organizer - Business Administration Doctoral Workshop, Gies College of Business, 2022-2023
  • Symposium Organizer, Academy of Management Annual Conference, 2021

Research Interests

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion; Women in Management; Neurodiversity and Autism at Work; Social Identity

Current Courses

  • Leading Individuals and Teams (BADM 311) Understanding the behavior of employees in work organizations; particular attention to the motivation of individuals to join and perform in organizations and to employee satisfaction with elements of the work environment; and emphasis on various management strategies to modify employee motivation and satisfaction.


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