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Cruz, Joelle M Assistant Professor


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research overview

  • Joëlle Cruz studies the intersections of organizing, resilience, and culture. She is particularly interested in communicative enactments of resilience in alternative organizing (indigenous and grassroots) with a focus on traumatized communities (e.g., postconflict Liberia, Ebola crisis in West Africa). Her work has appeared in journals such as Management Communication Quarterly, Organization: The Critical Journal of Organization, Theory, and Society, Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management, and Women’s Studies in Communication.


  • Alternative organizing, resilience and organizing, postcolonial, qualitative methods


selected publications


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)