Faculty Research Speaker Series

Michele J. Gelfand

Professor of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park
April 27, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Dr. Michele Gelfand is Professor of Psychology and affiliate of the Robert H. Smith School of Business. She is an expert on cultural influences on conflict, negotiation, justice, and revenge; workplace diversity and discrimination; and theory and methods in cross-cultural management. Her work has been published in several top outlets including Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. She is the co-editor of The Handbook of Negotiation and Culture (with Jeanne Brett, Stanford University Press) and The Psychology of Conflict and Conflict Management in Organizations (with Carsten De Dreu, Erlbaum) and is the founding co-editor of the Advances in Culture and Psychology series and Frontiers of Culture and Psychology series (with CY Chiu and Ying-Yi Hong, Oxford University Press. She has also won a number of awards for her work, including the most recent Annaliese Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation which was given to 7 scientists worldwide for outstanding contributions in their fields. Gelfand has received over 8 million dollars in funding to conduct research on culture and negotiation and conflict all over the globe. She teaches courses and does consulting on negotiation and cross-cultural management.