Elinor is a PhD candidate in Organizational Behavior within the Management and Organizations Department at Stern. She is interested in social-cognitive processes within organizations: how individuals form judgments about each other and how expectations, biases, and stereotypes can influence perceptions and behavior. Elinor has a particular interest in studying gender and the ways in which work-family policies influence employee decision-making and outcomes within organizations. She is also interested in motivated perception and motivated reasoning and the impact of these processes on judgments and behavior.
Elinor received a B.A. in English with honors from Princeton University. Prior to joining Stern in 2017, Elinor received a M.A. in Psychology and Social Behavior from the University of California- Irvine and worked as a research associate at Harvard Business School. Before graduate school, Elinor worked in education and jury consulting.