Ivona Hideg

Ivona Hideg

Associate Professor, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University
Canada Research Chair in Organizational Leadership, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University
Ivona Hideg

As a WAPPP Fellow, Ivona will be looking at a largely under-researched aspect of gender equality, men and men’s experiences, by examining the effect of paternity leaves on men’s career outcomes. 


Ivona Hideg is an Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Organizational Leadership in the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada. She holds a Ph.D. in OB/HRM from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and MSc in I/O Psychology from the University of Waterloo. Ivona’s main program of research includes workplace diversity, equality, and inclusion. In her work, she focuses on gender, but also examines issues surrounding culture, ethnicity, language, and socio-economic background diversity. She has published in outlets such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Psychological Science, among others. Her work has been featured in numerous media outlets including Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and New York Times. Her work is funded by Early Researcher Award from the Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). She has been awarded two visiting faculty fellowships, at Católica Lisbon (Portugal) and RMIT University in Australia. She has served on the editorial boards of Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Management, and Organizational Psychology Review, and she is an incoming Associate Editor at the Academy of Management Journal. She has consulted for the federal government of Canada on parental leave policies and the recruitment of women into the Canadian Armed Forces. Ivona is also a proud mom of two young kids.

Research Topic

Paternity leaves on men's career outcomes.