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

Books 

Hughes, C., & Byrd, M. (2015). Managing human resource development programs. Palgrave MacMillan


Byrd, M., & Scott, C. (Editors /Authors). (2014). Diversity in the workforce: Current issues and emerging trends. Received the American Library Association Choice Award


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

Journal Special Issue (Editor)

Byrd, M. (Ed). (Winter, 2016). Spirituality in the workforce: Philosophical and social justice perspectives. New Directions in Adult & Continuing Education. San Francisco: Wiley Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-119-35634-9


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles 

Byrd, M. Y. (2016). The enlightened revelation: Toward a spirit-centered, socially just workplace. In M. Byrd (Ed.). Spirituality in the workforce: Philosophical and social justice perspectives (pp. 85-94), New Directions in Adult & Continuing Education. San Francisco: Wiley Publishing.

Byrd, M. Y. (2014). Diversity issues: Exploring “critical” through multiple lenses. In J. Gedro, J. Collins, & T. S. Rocco (Eds.), Critical Perspectives and the Advancement of HRD, Advances in Developing Human Resources, 16(4), 281-298.

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-Cultural theoretical alternatives. Advancing Women in Leadership Journal, 27(2).

Byrd, M. (2008). Negotiating new meanings of “leader” and envisioning culturally informed theories for developing African American women in leadership roles: An

interview with Patricia Parker, Human Resource Development International, 11(1), 101-107.

Byrd, M. (2007). The effects of racial conflict on organizational performance. New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development, 21(1/2), 13-28. Miami: Florida International University.

Byrd, M. (2007). Educating and developing leaders of racially diverse organizations. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 18(2), 275-279.

Byrd, M., & Demps, E. (2006). Taking a look at National Human Resource Development (NHRD): Interviews with Gary Mclean and Susan Lynham. Human Resource Development International, 9(4), 553 – 561.

Byrd, M. (2005). Texas’ curriculum & instruction indicators of program quality (IPQs) for Adult Education: Are they evidence-based? Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy & Learning, Literacy Links, 9(4), 12-16.

Hart, S. A., Byrd, M., & Stowe, C. R. B. (2000). The feasibility of offering an American Bar Association approved Legal Assistant program in the collegiate curriculum, Academy of Business Law Journal, 3(2), 73-99.

Book Chapters 

Byrd, M. Y., & Lloyd-Jones, B. (2016). Developing a social justice-oriented workforce diversity concentration in human relations academic programs. In C. L. Scott & J. D. Sims (Eds.) Developing workforce diversity programs, curriculum, and degrees (pp. 179-196). Hershey, PA: IGI.

Byrd, M. Y. (2016). Selective Incivility: A micro aggression targeting racial and ethnic groups in the workplace (pp.123-149). In M. F. Karsten (Ed). Gender, race, and ethnicity in the workplace: Emerging issues and enduring challenges (pp. 123-149). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Byrd, M. (2016). Women of Color in leadership. Rendering the invisible visible. In R. Alavi (Ed.) Ethics and leadership. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

Byrd, M. (2014). A social justice paradigm for human resource development: Philosophical and theoretical foundations. In N. Chalofsky, T. Rocco, & M. L. Morris, Handbook of Human Resource Development: The Discipline and the Profession (pp. 281-298). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Byrd, M., & Hughes, C. (2014). A paradigm shift for diversity management: From promoting business opportunity to optimizing lived career work experiences. In Hughes, C. (Ed.), Impact of Diversity on Organization and Career Development. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

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

Book Chapter, Invited 

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

 Media Review, Invited 

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