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Madeleine Wyatt is a Reader in Diversity and Inclusion at King’s Business School and a Leverhulme Research Fellow. Her research examines equality, diversity and inclusion at work, organisational politics, and political leadership. By working with practitioners, politicians and policy makers her work provides tools for organisations and political parties to advance diversity and inclusion.

Madeleine teaches diversity modules for King's Business School and works with the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership to deliver executive education on gender-inclusivity. Madeleine is Chair of King's Business School's Equality Diversity and Inclusion committee.

Madeleine is leading on the Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at Work Hub research project at King's, where you will find research and evidence-based resources to support diversity and create workplaces where people feel they belong, in conjunction with The Leverhulme Trust and The Female Lead.

Areas of expertise:

  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Occupational psychology
  • Organisational politics
  • Journeys to leadership
  • Political leadership

Madeleine has published her work in internationally recognised peer-reviewed outlets, such as The Leadership Quarterly, Human Relations and Harvard Business Review. She is an author on chapters concerning performance assessment and training for the textbook Work Psychology: Understanding Human Behaviour in the Workplace (Pearson, 2020) and has authored chapters in The Psychology of Democracy (CUP, 2022), The Psychology of Ethnicity in Organisations (Palgrave, 2018) and the Handbook of Industrial, Work & Organizational Psychology (Sage, 2018).

Prior to joining King's Madeleine held posts at the University of Kent, where she was Director of the MSc in Human Resource management, and City University, London, where she achieved her PhD in Psychology in 2012. She has an MSc in organisational psychology, a PGCHE, is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist, and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Madeleine is the Co-Chair of the BPS Division of Occupational Psychology's International Working Group and is a member of the BPS Political Psychology Section committee.

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