Sheila Brassel, PhD
Director, Research & Data Innovation Lab
Sheila Brassel, PhD, is the Director of Catalyst’s Research & Data Innovation Lab. She contributes expertise in intersectionality, sexual harassment, inclusion, and workplace experiences related to gender, race, and sexual orientation to Catalyst’s diverse research programs. Sheila has demonstrated thought leadership on these and other topics with several publications, invited presentations, grants, and awards for her research and scholarship.
Sheila received her PhD in Psychology from the University of Michigan with an affiliation in Gender & Feminist Psychology and a certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Sheila 's Latest Work
Emotional Tax and Work Teams (Report)
This report reveals that experiences of emotional tax in the workplace are pervasive in Australia, Brazil, Canada, UK, and US.
Allyship and Curiosity Drive Inclusion for People of Color at Work (Report)
Catalyst research shows that allyship and curiosity help create a more inclusive, welcoming workplace for people of color.
Three Inclusive Team Norms That Drive Success (Report)
Catalyst research shows that only one-third of employees experience inclusive team dynamics. Learn how to create more inclusive teams.
Intersectionality: When Identities Converge (Report)
An intersectional framework can be foundational to a more inclusive working environment. Learn what intersectionality is and is not.
Why Empathy Is a Superpower in the Future of Work (Report)
Empathy is a critical human skill, allowing people to create connections with colleagues, especially during times of disruption.