Daphne Berry

Associate Professor of Management

Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Barney School of Business
860.768.4305 Auerbach Hall 310A

PhD in Management (Organization Studies), University of Massachusetts at Amherst

MEE in Electrical Engineering, Rice University

BS in Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

Associate Professor Daphne Berry teaches management, social enterprise, and international business courses. Since 2015, she has led student trips to Spain, where established business models such as worker cooperatives feature broad-based worker ownership and participation in decision making.

Berry's corporate experience includes work as an engineer and manager in engineering, product management, and marketing departments at startup and large multi-national telecommunications firms.

Her research interests include:

  • Employee-owned workplaces
  • Worker cooperatives
  • Socially sustainable workplaces
  • Demographic diversity in organizations
  • Outcomes to modest-income workers

Berry, D. & Bell, M. P. 2018. “Worker Cooperatives: Alternative Governance for Caring and Precarious Work," Equality, Diversity and Inclusion special issue on Care and Care Work. 

Berry, D. 2017. “The Worker Co-operative Form in the Home Care Industry in the United States,” in Michie, J., Blasi, J. & Kruse, D. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Mutual and Organizational Business (pp. 386-397). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Berry, D. & Fitz-gerald, D. 2017. “Governance and Decision Making at Carris Reels,” The CASE Journal, 13(1), 5-24.

April, K., Berry, D., Ipek, G., Tatli, A. 2014. “Self-initiation: Case study from North America and Africa,” in Groutsis, D., Harvey, W., & Ozbilgin, M. (Eds.), International Human Resource Management (pp. 214-235). Port Melbourne, VIC: Cambridge University Press.