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Mateo Cruz

Lecturer, Management
M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University, 2007
B.A., University of Portland, 2001
Office: Adamian Academic Center 333 | 781.891._2352 | mcruz@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Mateo Cruz is a Ph.D. candidate in the Social/Organizational Psychology program at Columbia University, and a Visiting Lecturer at Bentley University. His primary research focuses on gender & diversity, specific to stereotype threat and social identity management in workplace contexts. He has 15+ years of experience as an executive coach and organization development consultant specializing in diversity leadership, team effectiveness, & organization change.

Teaching Interests

Organizational Behavior, Group & Team Dynamics, Organization Consultation & Change, Applied Research Methods

Research Interests

Stereotype threat; identity management; gender, diversity & career outcomes; organization change; multicultural competency; management education (curriculum & pedagogy)

Consulting/Practice Interests

Learning & leadership development (instructional design and facilitation); executive coaching; organization development & change

Awards and Honors

2017, Summer Grant, Bentley University
2015, Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference (OBTC) Doctoral Institute Scholarship, Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference
2013, Doctoral Examination in Research Methods & Statistics - with distinction , Teachers College, Columbia University
2011, Teachers College Fellowship for Teaching & Diversity, Teachers College, Columbia University
2011, The Dean's Grant for Student Research, Teachers College, Columbia University
2007, Arthur Zankel Urban Fellowship, Teachers College, Columbia University

Publications

Journal Article(s)

Conference Presentations

Cruz, M., Block, C. J. (2016). "Career Navigation Under Conditions of Stereotype Threat: Examining Strategies and Long-term Response Patterns." Presented at the Association of American Colleges & Universities's Transforming STEM Education, Boston, MA.

Cruz, M. (2016). "Navigating Stereotype Threat at Work." Presented at the Bentley University's Annual Research Showcase, Waltham, MA.

Cruz, M., et, a. (2015). "Inside Out: How Learning in Community is Reflected in How We Teach." Presented at the Organization Behavior Teaching Conference's Learning in Community, La Verne, CA.

Roberson, L., Bernstein, A., Cruz, M., Dillard, J., Gipson, A., Fudman, R., Kim, R. (2014). "Self-presentation strategies of non-native speakers of English: Impression management dimensions." Presented at the Teachers College, Columbia University's Doctoral Program Mini-Conference, New York, NY.

Roberson, L., Bernstein, A., Cruz, M., Dillard, J., Fudman, R., Kim, R., Tuber, J. (2013). "Stereotypes and saliva: Incorporating physiological measures into stereotype threat research." Presented at the Teachers College, Columbia University's Doctoral Program Mini-Conference, New York, NY.

Roberson, L., Cruz, M., Fudman, R., Kim, R., Pegues, D. (2012). "Speaking from experience: An exploration of the impact of stereotype threat on self-presentation and outcomes for non-native speakers." Presented at the Teachers College, Columbia University's Doctoral Program Mini-Conference, New York, NY.

Block, C. J., Bairley, M., Cruz, M., Harel-Marian, T., . (2011). "Stereotype threat in the workplace: A multi-perspective and multi-method exploration." Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Cruz, M. (2011). "Multicultural curriculum transformation: Developing a competency- based model for the education and training of future organizational practitioners." Presented at the Teachers College, Columbia University's Dean's Grant for Student Research Poster Session, New York, NY.

Cruz, M. (2011). "The power of context: Re-examining the relationship between negative affectivity and job satisfaction in countercultural organizations." Presented at the Teachers College, Columbia University's Doctoral Program Mini-Conference, New York, NY.

Block, C. J., Bairley, M., Cruz, M., Harel-Marian, T. (2010). "Stereotype threat and women in the academic sciences: Behavioral strategies." Presented at the Teachers College, Columbia University's Doctoral Program Mini-Conference, New York, NY.

Service

Department Service
Committee Member for GB215 Teaching Team, 2016 - Present

University Service
Committee Member for Assurance of Learning (AOL), 2016 - Present