Dr. Pushkala Prasad is an Indian American academic, researcher and writer. She is the Zankel Chair Professor of Management and Liberal Arts at Skidmore College. She is best known for her book Crafting Qualitative Research: Working in the Post-Positivist Traditions and her research on workplace diversity. Prasad has been the recipient of several research grants and scholarly awards. Her research has been substantially funded by organisations including The Swedish Quality & Worklife Foundation, the Jan Wallander Foundation of the Bank of Commerce of Sweden, the Bank of Sweden’s Tercentenary Foundation and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.