Dr Kenisha Linton

Dr Kenisha Linton PhD, FHEA, MSc, BBA, Academic MCIPD

Dr Kenisha Linton

Dr Kenisha Linton
PhD, FHEA, MSc, BBA, Academic MCIPD

Senior Lecturer in Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour

Department of Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour

Faculty of Business

Kenisha Linton joined the University of Greenwich in the spring of 2016. Prior to this, she was a senior lecturer and programme leader at Kingston University, London.

Kenisha obtained her PhD in Management at Royal Holloway, University of London in 2014. Her doctoral thesis examined the topic of equality, diversity and inclusion in the Metropolitan Police Service. Prior to her PhD studies, she completed an MSc in International Management at the University of Essex and a BBA in Marketing and International Business at the University of Technology, Jamaica.
    • 2018 Student-Led Learning & Teaching Award (shortlisted) – University of Greenwich, London
    • 2017 Student-Led Learning & Teaching Award (shortlisted) – University of Greenwich, London
    • 2015 Student-Led Learning & Teaching Award (finalist) - Kingston University, London
    • 2007  International Research Scholarship – University of London
  • Higher Education Academy - Fellow (FHEA)
  • Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development - Academic MCIPD
  • European Academy of Management (EURAM) – Academic Member
  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI) – Affiliate Member
  • Academy of Management (AOM) – Academic Member
  • The British Academy of Management (BAM) – Academic Member
  • European Group for Organisational Studies (EGOS) - Member
  • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - International Member

Kenisha's doctoral research examined the topic of equality, diversity and inclusion in the London Metropolitan Police Service from a critical realist approach. Kenisha also conducts research on the experiences of black and minority ethnic (BME) staff and students in the higher education sector. Kenisha engages in various collaborative research projects in the areas of human resource management; equality, diversity and inclusion; and cross-cultural management.

Funded research projects

2017: Experience of senior women in police forces in England and Wales. The results of this study was presented at the Senior Women in Policing Conference (Brighton, November 22, 2017). Co-investigators: Jennifer Brown (LSE), Jenny Fleming (Southampton), and Marisa Silvestri (Kent).

2014: An investigation into the barriers and challenges faced by Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) students in Higher Education (Principal Investigator).  Funder: Kingston University

2013: Diversity in the legal sector: scoping study (Principal Investigator). Funder: Kingston University

2009: Equality diversity and inclusion in the Metropolitan Police Service, London (Principal Investigator). Funder: Royal Holloway, University of London.

Brown, J.; Fleming, F.; Silvestri, M.; Linton, K.; and Gousetti, I. (2018) Implications of police occupational culture in discriminatory experiences of senior women in police forces in England and Wales, Policing and Society. https://doi.org/10.1080/10439463.2018.1540618

Wolfram, H.; Linton, K.; McDuff, N. (2018) Ethnic harassment, ethnic identity centrality, and well-being. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, Volume 5, Issue 5, pp 1118–1130. DOI 10.1007/s40615-018-0461-6

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Linton, K. (2018) 'The dual perspective on workforce diversity: contextual mediators and implications for police work'. In: European Academy of Management, 19-22 June 2018, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Linton, K.; McDuff, N. and Wolfram, H. (2018) 'The ethnicity attainment gap in higher education: from neutrality to deficiency to institutional action', Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference, 16-18 August, 2018, Université de Montréal, Canada.

Linton, K. (2017) Understanding the dual perspectives on workforce diversity in a British police service. In: Academy of Management Meeting, August 2017, Atlanta, Georgia.

Linton, K. (2017) Perspectives on gender inclusion at work: case of a British police service. In: Critical Management Studies Conference July 2017, Liverpool UK.

Linton, K. (2015) Perspectives on Workforce Diversity: A Context-Based Approach to Understanding Diversity and Equality in the Police Service. In: Global Equality and Diversity in Business: Experiencing Diversity in the Workplace, 25 November 2015, Canary Wharf, London.

Linton, K.; McDuff, N. and Wolfram, H. (2014) Barriers and challenges faced by BME student and staff in higher education: implications for equality. In: 5th Annual Faculty Conference, Business and Law, 9-10 June 2014, Kingston University, London.

Linton, K.; Moore, F. and Exworthy, M. (2012) The role of diversity perspectives in reshaping the practice of managing workforce diversity: A public service context. In: 28th EGOS Colloquium (European Group for Organisational Studies), July 5–7, 2012 at Aalto University & Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland.

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