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Anyi Ma

Assistant Professor

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My name is Anyi (pronounced “ahn-ee”). I am an Assistant Professor of Management at Freeman School of Business, Tulane University.

My research concerns the topic of agency. Organizations often tell employees to take charge and assert themselves – or to be agentic – at work. I study how agentic employees are perceived by others and the implications of these perceptions for gender and leadership. I also examine how agentic experiences feel like from the employee’s perspective and the wide-ranging – and often counter-intuitive – consequences of these experiences.

I teach negotiations here at the Freeman School of Business.

Education & Affiliations

  • National University of Singapore, BBA
  • Duke University, PhD