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Carroll School of Management

Judith Clair, PhD

associate professor - management and organization department


Judith Clair received a BA with honors in psychology from the University of California at Los Angeles and a PhD in business management from the University of Southern California. She joined the Department of Management and Organization at Boston College in 1993. She has consulted for organizations in the areas of crisis management, natural environmental management, fraud detection, and performance enhancement.

Her current research interests include how individuals manage identities at work and how individuals and organizations make sense of and take action on critical organizational events, such as, organizational crises and downsizings; crisis and natural environmental management; management of multicultural diversity; and organizational change. Her publications have appeared in journals such as Academy of Management Review, Organizational Dynamics, Academy of Management Executive, SAM Advanced Management Journal, Research in Corporate Social Performance and Policy (JAI Press), Advances in Qualitative Organizational Research, and Industrial and Environmental Crisis Quarterly. She is a faculty partner with Leadership for Change, an executive education program in the Carroll School of Management.

Dr. Clair teaches courses in organizational behavior, leadership, and management of multicultural diversity. She teaches at the undergraduate, MBA, PhD and executive levels.

Carroll School of Management
Fulton Hall 433
140 Commonwealth Ave
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
phone: 617-552-0451