The Double-edged Sword of Autism in Work Teams 

My master’s thesis examines how organizations, leaders, and team members can support autistic individuals working in a science, technology, engineering, arts, or math related discipline. This is a survey-based study that asks participants to give feedback on research findings related to autism in teamwork.

Erika Lieu BA(Hons), BComm
Thomas O’Neill, PhD (Principal Investigator)

Who can participate: 
Eligible participants will meet the following criteria:
• Autistic identity (diagnosed by a medical professional OR self-identified)
• Minimum 3 months of experience working in a team environment
• Teamwork experience can be in any discipline related to any of the following:

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Arts
  • Math

What’s involved: 
Completion of a 20-minute online survey:


Interested in participating:  
If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please email

July 20, 2023