Place of Origin
Benjamin Everly is a Ph.D. Candidate in Management & Organizations at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. His research explores the performance implications of disclosing stigmatized identities in the workplace. His research also examines how the presence of different social identities influences important organizational decisions, such as employee selection.
Benjamin’s research has been published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and has been featured in news outlets such as the Boston Globe and The Madeleine Brand Show (Southern California Public Radio). In addition, Benjamin has received a research grant from the William’s Institute.
At UCLA, Benjamin has assisted in teaching MBA courses including Leadership Foundations, Pay & Rewards in Organizations, and Organizational Behavior. Benjamin has also taught an undergraduate course at UCLA called Business Leadership. As an undergraduate student at Miami University, Benjamin taught an undergraduate course called The Nature of Group Leadership and assisted in the teaching of an undergraduate course called Ethical Business Decision Making.
B.S., Management and Organizations, 2009; Miami University
Prejudice, stereotypes, discrimination, identity disclosure, organizational diversity
Everly, B. A., Shih, M. J., & Ho, G. C. (2012). Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell? Does disclosure of gay identity affect performance? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 407-410.
Manuscripts Under Revision:
Unzueta, M. M., Everly, B. A., & Gutiérrez, A. S. Social dominance orientation predicts differential reactions to Black and White discrimination claimants. Under revision at Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.
Manuscripts Under Review:
Everly, B. A., Unzueta, M. M., & Shih, M. J. Can gay identity provide a boost in the hiring process? Maybe if the boss is female. Manuscript under review at Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.
Everly, B. A. & Schwarz J. L. Predictors of the adoption of LGBT-friendly human resources policies. Manuscript under review at Human Resource Management.
Research in Progress:
Everly, B. A., Shih, M. J. The fear of femininity: Men’s motivation to avoid appearing feminine helps explains males’ performance when competing against a gay male.
Everly, B. A., Shih, M. J., & Cheng, C. The effect of status on physical attractiveness.
Everly, B. A., Shih, M. J. Identity disclosure boosts confidence in intergroup interactions through the presence of behavioral scripts.
Everly, B. A. & Schwarz, J. L. Progressive personnel policies and support for diversity at law firms.