University at Buffalo

Margaret Sallee (she/her)

Margaret Sallee



Specialty/Research Focus

Gender Studies; Gender, Culture, and Equity; Leadership; Higher Education; Organizational Change; Qualitative Research Methods

Contact Information
473 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: 716-645-1091

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Education and Training:
  • PhD, University of Southern California, Urban Education (2008)
  • MA, The Ohio State University, Higher Education and Student Affairs (2004)
  • BA, University of California, Berkeley, English and French (2000)
Awards and Honors:
  • Maude A. Stewart Leadership Award; The Ohio State University; 2021-05-20;
Recent Publications:
Edited Book:
  • Sallee, M. W. (Ed.) (2021). Creating sustainable careers in student affairs: What ideal worker norms get wrong and how to make it right. Stylus.
Journal Article:
  • Sallee, M. W., Kohler, C. W., Haumesser, L. C., & Hine, J. C. (2023). Falling through the cracks: Examining one institution’s response to food insecure student-parents. The Journal of Higher Education. Online first.
  • Sallee, M. W. (2021). A temporary solution to the two-body problem: How gender norms disadvantage women in commuting couples. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education. Online first.
Recent Presentations:
Invited Lectures:
  • Sallee, M. W. (2022, November). Addressing burnout and dismantling ideal worker norms in student affairs: How SSAOs can create supportive workplace cultures. Presentation for the NASPA Western Regional Conference SSAO Institute.;
  • Sallee, M. W. (2023, April). Building a better tomorrow: Reimagining careers in student affairs. Chester E. Peters Lecture at Kansas State University.;
  • Sallee, M. W, & McClure, K. R. (2022, March). Understanding the roots and impact of low morale and burnout. Workshop sponsored by the American Council on Education.;
  • Sallee, M. W. (2022, April). Building sustainable careers in student affairs: Dismantling ideal worker norms and imagining a new future. Presentation for the CSU San Bernardino Division of Student Affairs.;
  • Sallee, M. W. (2022, April). The impact of ideal worker norms on women faculty during the COVID-19 pandemic: Consequences and solutions. Presentation sponsored by the ADVANCE grant at Texas Tech University.;
Recent Activities:
Editorial and Review:
  • Editorial Board Member, State University of New York Press
  • Editorial Review Board Member, The Journal of Higher Education
Professional Service:
  • Co-Chair, ASHE COVID-19 Statement Working Group, 2022
  • Proposal Reviewer, Association for the Study of Higher Education
  • Proposal Reviewer, American Educational Research Association
Recent Editorships:
  • Co-Editor; Journal of Women and Gender in Higher Education

Contact Information

473 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: 716-645-1091

View CV