Newsmaker: Carrie Leana
Noteworthy: Leana was selected to be a 2016 Resident Scholar at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Center in Bellagio, Italy.
Residence: Squirrel Hill
Family: Son, Joe Goldman; daughter, Leanna Goldman
Occupation: George H. Love Professor of Organizations and Management at the University of Pittsburgh; director, Center for Healthcare Management
Education: B.A., English, Baylor University, 1976; Ph.D., Organizational Science, University of Houston, 1985
Background: The Rockefeller Foundation's resident scholar program is a four-week residency program that has been offered to Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, National Book Award recipients and MacArthur Fellows. Leana will join a group of 14 international scholars from various disciplines whose work broadly examines human behavior. In addition to the Rockefeller honor, Leana is playing a lead role in developing Pitt's Executive MBA in Healthcare program, which will launch in 2017.
Quote: “I hope to accomplish two things (with the Rockefeller residency). One is to finish up some of my work in the area, and the second is to develop some new principles for how workplaces might change to lessen inequality and improve economic prospects for the middle-class.”