Marilyn Y. Byrd

 

Assistant Professor
Physical Science Center 704
(405) 325 - 6405
 marilyn.byrd-1@ou.edu


Dr. Marilyn Y. Byrd is Assistant Professor of Human Relations, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma and currently serves as an associate editor for Advances in Developing Human Resources. Dr. Byrd earned a BBA and MBA from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, and Ph.D in Human Resource Development from Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas. She is a former administrator for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Huntsville, Texas. Dr. Byrd is a member of the Academy of Human Resource Development where she serves as co-chairperson of the Workforce Diversity & Inclusion Special Interest Group. Her research interests include organizational social justice, organizational ethics, critical workforce diversity/inclusion, and intersectionality in the leadership experiences of American Black women.

 

Selected Publications

Byrd, M., & Scott, C. (Editors /Authors). (2014).Diversity in the workforce: Current issues and emerging trends.

Byrd, M. (2013). The end of diversity as we know it by Martin Davidson. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 24(2), 269-275.

Byrd, M. (2013). Emancipatory Spirituality: A Philosophical & Social Justice Perspective.Proceedings of the Academy for Human Resource Development,Arlington, VA.: AHRD.

Scott, C., & Byrd, M. (Editors/Authors). (2012).Handbook of research on workforce diversity in a global society: Technologies and concepts.Hershey, PA:IGI

Byrd, M. (2012). Critical race theory: A framework for examining social identity diversity of Black women in positions of leadership. In C. Scott & M. Byrd (eds.),Handbook of research on workforce diversity in a global society: technologies and concepts.(pp.426-439), Hershey, PA:IGI

Byrd, M., & Chlup, D. (2012). Theorizing African American women’s learning and development in predominantly white organizations: Expanding the conversation on adult learning theories. In C. Scott & M. Byrd (eds.),Handbook of research on workforce diversity in a global society: technologies and concepts.(pp 38-55),Hershey, PA:IGI

Byrd, M. (2012). Theorizing leadership of demographically diverse leaders. InM. Paludi (ed.), Managing Diversity in Today's Workplace: Strategies for Employees and Employers (Women and Careers in Management. Santa Barbara, CA.: Praeger (ABC-CLIO).

Byrd, M. (2009). Telling our stories: If we don’t tell them they won’t be told. In Byrd, M., & Stanley, C. A. (Eds.), Giving Voice: the Socio-cultural Realities of African American women’s leadership experiences,Advances in Developing Human Resources,11(5), 582-605.

Byrd, M., & Stanley, C., A. (2009). Bringing the voices together. In Byrd, M., & Stanley, C. A. (Eds.), Giving Voice: the Socio-cultural Realities of African American women’s leadership experiences.Advances in Developing Human Resources, 11(5), 657-666.

Byrd, M. (2009).Theorizing African American Women’s leadership experiences: Socio-Culturaltheoretical alternatives.Advancing Women in Leadership Journal,27(2).