Nicole C Jones Young Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior

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nyoung1 at fandm dot edu

currently on leave

About Nicole Jones Young

Nicole Jones Young, PhD, is an Associate professor of Organizational Behavior. Her primary reserach interests are within the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion in organizations, with a specific focus on employment of justice-involved individuals and anti-Black racism within the workplace and academia. 

PhD, Management, Organizational Behavior
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
School of Business, Management Department

MBA, Human Resource Management
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ

BA, Sports Management
Towson University, Towson, MD


Johnson, C.P. & Young, N.C.J. (2023). Degrees of Incarceration: Navigating Barriers to Employment. In D.L. Stone, B. Murray, K.M. Lukaszewski, & J.H. Dulebohn (Eds.), Research in Human Resource Management: Forgotten Minorities in Organizations (pp 239-274). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Young, N.C.J. & Keech, J. (2022). Second Chance Hiring: Exploring Consumer Perception of Employers who Hire Individuals with Criminal Histories, Management Decision, 60(9), 2389-2408.

Rice, D. & Young, N.C.J. (2021). Integrating ethics and inclusion: How and when upper-level managerial leadership impact supervisory inclusiveness. Current Psychology, 1-14.

Rice, D., Young, N.C.J., & Sheridan, S. (2021). Improving Employee Emotional and Behavioral Investments via the Trickle-Down Effect of Organizational Inclusiveness. The Role of Supervisory Moral Identity. Journal of Business and Psychology, 36(2), 267-282.

Young, N.C.J. & Anazodo, K.S. (2020). Exploring the Overlooked: Women, Work, & Criminal History. Gender in Management: an International Journal, 35(6), 505-528.

Rice, D., Young, N.C.J., Johnson, D., Walton, R., & Stacy, S. (2020). Leaders' Justice Judgments and Ethical Leadership: Implications for Organizational Inclusion. Business Ethics: A European Review, 29(4), 856-869.

 Anazodo, K.S., Young, N.C.J., & Ricciardelli, R. (2020). Challenging the status quo: Organizational deviations towards socially responsible behaviours in the age of digitization. The Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research (IJR), 9: 206-236.

Young, N.C.J., Griffith, J.N., & Anazodo, K.S. (2019). Exploring the impact of training on equitable access to employment: A gendered perspective of work release programs. Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 22(2), 70-86.

 Young, N.C.J. & Ryan, A.M. (2019). Criminal history and the workplace: A pathway forward. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 38(5): 494-504. *Served as Co-Editor for this Special Issue

Minefee, I., Rabelo, V., Stewart, O.J., & Young, N.C.J.* (2018). Leaks in the Academic Pipeline: Minority Success as a Game of Chutes and Ladders. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 17(1): 79-95. *Authors listed in alphabetical order

Griffith, J. & Young, N.C.J. (2017). Hiring ex-offenders? The case of ban the box. Equality, Diversity, & Inclusion: An International Journal, 36(6), 501-518.

Gilson, L., Maynard, M. T., Jones Young, N.C., Vartiainen, M., Hakonen, M. (2015). A review of virtual teams & virtuality research over the last decade: Ten themes and ten suggestions for the future. Journal of Management, 41(5), 1313-1337.

 Jones Young, N.C. & Powell, G.N. (2015). Hiring Ex-Offenders: A Theoretical Model. Human Resource Management Review, 25(3), 298-312.

Young, N.C.J. & Griffith, J. (Eds.) Employing our Returning Citizens: An Employer-Centric View. Palgrave Publishing. (Proposal accepted, submission deadline Dec 2023)

Young, N.C.J. (2022). Now Hiring: A Manager’s Guide to Employing Applicants with a Criminal History. Emerald Publishing.

Young, N.C.J. & Anazodo, K.S. (in press). The Visibility of Invisibility: Exploring criminal history appearance and implications to careers.  In A. Broadbridge (Ed.) Handbook on Appearance in the Workplace: impact on Career Development, Emerald Publishing.

Maynard, M. T., Gilson, L. L., Jones Young, N.C., & Vartiainen, M. (2017). Virtual teams. In G. Hertel, D. Stone, R. Johnson, & J. Passmore (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of the Internet at Work, p 315-346. London, UK: Wiley.

Young, N.C.J. 2023. Feeling Alone in College? Here's How to Find Your Community. Course Hero.

Young, N.C.J. 2020. Address a racist system that normalizes, perpetuates racial inequities. Dean's Annual Report for the University of Connecticut School of Business.