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Reuben Hurst

Reuben Hurst

Assistant Professor of Management & Organization

PhD, University of Michigan

Reuben Hurst is an assistant professor in management and organization. He completed a joint PhD in Strategy and Political Science at the University of Michigan in 2024. His research focuses on how employers adjust recruiting strategies in response to growing political polarization and demographic diversity and how these strategies contribute to labor market segregation by political partisanship, gender, and race. His work has appeared in Administrative Science Quarterly, the Strategic Management Journal, and the Journal of Politics and has received various best paper awards. He was a Strategic Research Foundation Dissertation Scholar and a recipient of a Knowledge Grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.


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