Catalyst Staff

Sheila Brassel

Research Fellow

Sheila Brassel is a research fellow working across content streams, including inclusive cultures, future at work, and men and equity.

She is pursuing her PhD in Personality & Social Context Psychology and a graduate certificate in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion from the University of Michigan. Her research covers a broad area of workplace topics related to gender-based mistreatment, including sexual harassment, climate for inclusion, and prejudice toward women and LGBTQ employees. As a feminist psychologist, Sheila conducts mixed-methods research using an intersectionality framework. She has received a variety of awards for her work including the 2019 Psychology Diversity Research Award and the Susan Lipschutz Award for the advancement of women scholars from the University of Michigan.