Brianna Caza

Associate Professor of Business Ethics, the Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba.


Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2019.


Involved in research projects devoted to investigating the individual capabilities and interpersonal processes that enable women in science, medical professionals, and independent professionals to thrive at work.


Regular contributor to Harvard Business Review, writing about issues relating to the gig economy, authenticity, identity, and resilience.


Research focuses on when and how people do well in seemingly difficult work situations involving unexpected events, ethical dilemmas, daily tensions, and challenging interpersonal dynamics. Interested in identity and interpersonal dynamics relating to the gig economy, multiple job holding, and high stakes professional work.


Ph.D in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan and previously held faculty positions at the University of Illinois, Wake Forest University and the Center for Creative Leadership.


HBR articles include “How to make room in your work life for the rest of yourself”, “The hardest thing about working in the gig economy?”, and “When work satisfaction comes from having four jobs”.


Media picks


“An up-and-coming researcher who has written multiple HBR pieces on the new realities of work.”

Stuart Crainer & Des Dearlove, Thinkers50

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