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Ray T. Fang, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor, Management
(208) 426-2039
Mail Stop: 1625
Office Number: MBEB 3225
Office Hours: By appointment

Ray Fang worked in operations management in the U.S. and China for five years before he became interested in studying how individuals and organizations can behave more ethically and successfully. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Toronto–Rotman School of Management. His research program focuses on occupations and job search, with a particular emphasis on the causes and consequences of inequality in labor markets and organizations.



  • Ph.D., Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, University of Toronto, 2020
  • MBA, University of Texas at Dallas, 2014
  • B.A., International Studies, University of Washington, 2007

Teaching areas

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management

Areas of expertise

  • Inequality
  • Occupations
  • Job search

Featured publications

Fang, R. T., & Tilcsik, A. (forthcoming). Prosocial occupations, work autonomy, and the sociocultural origins of the social class pay gap. Academy of Management Journal.

Fang, R. T., & Saks, A. M. (2021). Class advantage in the white-collar labor market: An investigation of social class background, job search strategies, and job search success. Journal of Applied Psychology, 106(11), 1698-1713.

Feinberg, M., Fang, R. T., Shi, L., & Peng, K. A. (2019). A world of blame to go around: Cross-cultural determinants of responsibility and punishment judgments. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45(4), 634-651.