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Grace Lemmon

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  • Director, DBA Program and Associate Professor
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  • Department of Management & Entrepreneurship
  • Doctorate in Business Administration
  • (312) 362-6783
  • 1 E. Jackson Blvd.
    DePaul Center 7000
    Chicago, IL 60604

Academic Degrees

PhD, Business Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2011
BS, Marketing, DePaul University, 2006

Research Areas

Work-life balance and employee engagement.


Grace Lemmon is a research expert on topics related to stress management, including burnout, engagement, work detachment and work recovery. She is particularly interested in how people develop more fulfilling relationships with work through value alignment. She has published her work in the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, and Organizational Dynamics. She provides corporate training on topics related to stress, mindfulness and barriers to leadership, such as perfectionism, procrastination and imposter syndrome.

Her awards and grants include the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for best work-family research and the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation Dissertation Grant.