Patricia Dahm

PhD Student
Work & Organizations Department


  • M.B.A.
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

  • B.S.
    Mechanical Engineering University of Notre Dame

Patty Dahm is a doctoral student at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.  Her research focuses on gender differences in career success, work-family issues, self-discrepancy, and self-regulation.

Prior to her doctoral studies, Patty worked as an organizational effectiveness consultant at Target Corporation and has held positions as a financial analyst and manager Sprint. 

Selected Works

  • Leslie, L. M., Manchester, C. F., & Dahm, P. C. (2013). Ironic Effects of Flexible Work Practices on Parents Career Success. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Leslie, L. M., Manchester, C. F., & Dahm, P. C. (2012, August). Gender disparities in career success: The role of performance and potential. In L. M. Leslie (Chair), Unpacking the glass ceiling: Mechanisms that produce gender inequality in organizations. Symposium to be conducted at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA. *Selected as a Showcase Symposium.
  • Dahm, P. C., Manchester, C. F., & Glomb, T. M. (2012, June). The mediating role of self-discrepancy in predicting work-family conflict outcomes: Why being untrue to yourself doesn't pay. Presented at Work and Family Researchers Network Conference, New York, NY.