Catalyst Staff

Samantha E. Erskine, PhD

Research Fellow

Samantha E. Erskine, PhD is a research fellow on Catalyst’s gender, race, ethnicity, and culture team. Samantha focuses her research on the emotions and practices of Whiteness, patriarchy, and antiracist feminist leadership. She has published on White allyship, resilience, and flourishing/thriving in the workplace.

Samantha has a PhD in organizational behavior from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, a Master of Science in nonprofit management from The New School, a Master of Arts in women’s history from Sarah Lawrence College, and dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in psychology and women’s studies from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is also a certified energy leadership coach.