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Beth Schinoff

Assistant Professor


Management and Organization


Professor Schinoff studies how people define themselves at work and how they relate to others. She is particularly interested in coworker friendship and seeks to understand how employees form and maintain these important relationships in contexts that render friendship more difficult (e.g., virtual work). In exploring these topics, she utilizes qualitative methods to better understand phenomena from the individuals living them. Professor Schinoff is an active member of the Academy of Management and is a member of the steering committee of the Positive Relationships at Work Microcommunity. 

At the Carroll school, Professor Schinoff teaches undergraduate organizational behavior.


  • Teaching Star 2021. Boston College Carroll School of Management. Recognized by Dean and school’s teaching committee for outstanding teaching, based on having received “the most favorable evaluations from students, while also challenging them intellectually.”
  • Center for Positive Organizations, Invited Faculty Affiliate
  • Finalist, Academy of Management Perspectives (AMP) Best Paper Award for "Who, Me? An Inductive Study of Novice Experts in the Context of How Editors Come to Understand Theoretical Contribution." 2018.
  • John W. Teets Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, April 2016 (for Spring 2016 Negotiations). 
  • MOC Outstanding Student Reviewer Award, MOC Division, 2014, 2015, 2016.