Kira

Kira Lussier

Postdoctoral Fellow Institute for Management & Innovation
Email:
kira.lussier@utoronto.ca
Office Location:
KN 251
Address:
3359 Mississauga Road, Kaneff Centre
Mississauga , ON
L5L 1C6

Kira Lussier is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Management and Innovation. Her research uses qualitative historical methods to understand the intersection of management with science and technology across several domains, including management education, diversity management, personality testing, human capital management, and the future of work. She earned her PhD in the history of science & technology from the University of Toronto in 2018. Her dissertation research examined how American management consultants wielded personality tests in the context of changing labor practices and corporate structures of the knowledge economy. Her research has been supported by SSHRC, the Canadian Business History Association, the Institute for New Economic Thinking, and the Harvard Business School. Her work has appeared in Business History Review, History of Psychology, Slate, The Conversation, and The National Post.