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Prof Jamie Callahan


Department: Newcastle Business School

 A veteran of the US Air Force, she came to HRD through her role as a personnel officer and member of the Pentagon Air Staff Total Quality consultancy team. Jamie’s research agenda explores issues of power and privilege in relation to leadership, emotion management and organization contextual issues (e.g., organizational learning, organizational culture, communities of practice). The former Editor of Human Resource Development Review, she has more than 150 published works and numerous research awards to her name, including the Academy of Human Resource Development 2015 R. Wayne Pace Outstanding Book of the Year Award. As an educator, she has a significant international background, to include having taught as a visiting professor in Saudi Arabia, France, England, and Thailand. 

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  • Human Resource Management PhD May 10 2019
  • Education EdD January 30 1999
  • Humanities MA
  • Engineering
  • Academic Fellow, Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) 2018

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • A Tale of Three Dissertations, Callahan, J. 2020, How to keep your doctorate on track, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar
  • Fantasy spaces and emotional derailment, Callahan, J., Elliott, C. 1 May 2020, In: Organization: the Critical Journal of Organization, Theory and Society
  • Micro-activism and wellbeing, Callahan, J. 19 Jul 2020, The SAGE Handbook of Organisational Wellbeing, SAGE
  • Power, powerlessness, and journal ranking lists:, Anderson, V., Elliott, C., Callahan, J. 3 Jan 2020, In: Academy of Management Learning and Education
  • A critical plot twist, Beigi, M., Callahan, J., Michaelson, C. 1 Oct 2019, In: International Journal of Management Reviews
  • Assessing constructive supervisor behavior, Mharapara, T., Cooper-Thomas, H., Hutchison, A., Callahan, J. 6 Jun 2019, In: Human Resource Development Quarterly
  • Interpellating with dystopian fiction: A critical discourse analysis technique to disrupt hegemonic masculinity, Gatto, M., Callahan, J. 17 Sep 2019
  • Supporting teachers who witness student bullying, Ghosh, R., Callahan, J., Hammrich, P. 11 Dec 2019, In: International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education
  • Leveraging Athena SWAN to legitimize spaces of resistance in a performative university, Gatto, M., Callahan, J., Elmi Keshtiban, A., Cassidy, K., Nally, C. 9 Nov 2018
  • The Retrospective (Im)moralization of Self-Plagiarism: Power Interests in the Social Construction of New Norms for Publishing, Callahan, J. 1 May 2018, In: Organization

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Mark Gatto Start: 01/03/2018

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