M. Diane Burton, Ph.D.

School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University
Professor and Department Chair of Human Resource Studies

Diane Burton is a Professor and Department Chair in the Human Resource Studies Department at the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations where she teaches courses in entrepreneurship, business strategy, and research methodology. Professor Burton studies employment relations, organizational change and white-collar careers. She has published articles in a number of academic journals including American Sociological Review, the American Journal of Sociology, and the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization Science. Prior to joining Cornell, Professor Burton taught at MIT Sloan School of Management, Harvard Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business. Professor Burton earned degrees from Carnegie Mellon and Harvard Universities before receiving her Ph.D. in Sociology at Stanford University.

Faculty for Managing People, 2004 – present, Day of Learning with the Association of Art Museum Directors, 2015