Faculty and Staff

Dr. Brianna Caza

Associate Professor

Department of Management

Bryan 435 bbcaza@uncg.edu (336) 334-4537 Download Curriculum Vitae



Associate Professor, Bryan School of Business and Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Brianna Barker Caza received her Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan and has previously been affiliated with institutions in both North America and the Asia Pacific Region including the University of Illinois, Wake Forest University, the Center for Creative Leadership, the University of Auckland, and Griffith University. Professor Caza’s research program seeks to understand the resources and processes that produce resilience in turbulent and dynamic work contexts. Through her research, she seeks to identify ways individuals, dyads, and organizations can create work environments that allow professionals to  thrive amidst unexpected events and environmental changes. She has a particular interest in identity and interpersonal dynamics related to the gig economy, multiple role holding, and marginalized work populations.  Her previous research has been published in many top tier outlets including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Annals, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Harvard Business Review.  Based on the impact of her research, she was recognized as one of the 2019 Radar thinker management thought leaders by Thinkers50.


Recent Peer Reviewed Publications

Olekalns, M., Caza, B.B., & Vogus, T. (In press). Gradual Drifts, Abrupt Shocks: From Relationship Fractures to Relational Resilience. Academy of Management Annals.

Caza, B.B., Vough, H., & Puranik, H. (2018). Identity Work in Organizations and Occupations. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 39, 7, 1319-1347.

Caza, B.B., Moss, S.M. & Vough, H. (2018). From Synchronizing to Harmonizing: The Process of Authenticating Multiple Work Identities in the Context of Multiple Jobholding. Administrative Science Quarterly, 63, 4, 703-745.

Vough, H. & Caza, B.B. (2017). Where do I go from here: Sensemaking and the construction of growth-based stories in the wake of denied promotions.  Academy of Management            Review, 42: 103-128.

Creary, S., Caza, B.B., & Roberts, L.M.  (2015). Out of the Box?  How Managing a Subordinate’s Multiple  Identities Impacts the Quality of a Manager Subordinate   Relationship. Academy of Management Review. 40: 538-562.