Beth Schinoff

Title Assistant Professor of Management
Office 222 Alfred Lerner Hall


Beth Schinoff is an assistant professor of management in the Department of Business Administration at the University of Delaware. Her research examines how people connect with work-related others in situations that often inhibit connection, and how they define themselves at work. Dr. Schinoff’s work has been published in top management outlets such as Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science and Harvard Business Review. Dr. Schinoff earned her Ph.D. from Arizona State University. Prior to joining University of Delaware, she was on faculty at Boston College.


  • Ph.D. in organizational behavior, Arizona State University
  • M.B.A. in management, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • B.S., in communication studies, Northwestern University

Select Publications

  • Ashforth, B.E., Schinoff, B.S., Rogers, K.M., & Lange, D. (2023). Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Exploring identity foils at the individual level. Organization Science. In press.
  • Schinoff, B.S. & Byron, K. (2023). Imagine All the People: A Motivated Model of Work-Related Imagined Interactions. Academy of Management Review, 48: 463-484.
  • Rogers, K.M., & Schinoff, B.S. (2022). Disrespected Employees Are Quitting. What Can Managers Do Differently? MIT Sloan Management Review.
  • Schinoff, B.S., Ashforth, B.E., & Corley, K.G. (2020). Virtually (in)separable: The centrality of relational cadence in the formation of virtual multiplex relationships. Academy of Management Journal, 63: 1395-1424.
  • Ashforth, B.E., Schinoff, B.S., & Brickson, S.L. (2020). “My company is friendly,” “mine’s a rebel”: Anthropomorphism and shifting organizational identity from “what” to “who.” Academy of Management Review, 45: 1-29.
  • Schinoff, B.S., Corley, K.G., & Ashforth, B.E. (2019). How remote workers make work friends. Harvard Business Review.
  • Gibson, K. R. & Schinoff, B.S. (2019). The little things that affect our work relationships. Harvard Business Review.
  • Ashforth, B.E., Schinoff, B.S., & Rogers, K.M. (2016). “I identify with her,” “I identify with him”: Unpacking the dynamics of personal identification in organizations. Academy of Management Review, 41: 28-60.

Curriculum Vitae

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