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Vikram S. Pandit Professor of Business; Chair of Management Division
Joined CBS in 2012
Adam Galinsky is currently the Vikram S. Pandit Professor of Business at the Columbia Business School at Columbia University. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University and his B.A. from Harvard University.
Professor Galinsky has published more than 150 scientific articles, chapters, and teaching cases in the fields of management and social psychology. His research and teaching focus on leadership, power, negotiations, decision-making, diversity, and ethics.
His research has received national and international recognition from the scientific community. His dissertation received the Most Outstanding Dissertation from the International Association for Conflict Management. He has received grants from the National Science Foundation and the American Psychological Association. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.
In 2012, Professor Galinsky was selected as one of the World’s 50 Best B-School Professors by Poets and Quants. He twice won the Chair’s Core Course teaching award at Kellogg for teaching excellence on the topic of leadership. He also received a teaching award at Princeton University.
In 2011, Professor Galinsky received the Ver Steeg Distinguished Research Fellow at Northwestern University, which is awarded to only one faculty member each year across the university. It recognizes “a Northwestern faculty member whose research and scholarship is so outstanding as to enhance the reputation of Northwestern, nationally and internationally.”
Professor Galinsky was the sole expert witness in a 2006 defamation trial in which the plaintiff that he represented was awarded $37 million in damages.
He is the Associate Producer on two award-winning documentaries, Horns and Halos (2003) and Battle for Brooklyn (2011), both of which were short-listed (final 15) for Best Documentary at the Academy Awards.
Professor Galinsky is frequently cited in the media. His research and insights have appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The New Yorker, National Public Radio, Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Boston Globe and Chicago Tribune. His work on auctions was cited in the 2006 Ideas of the Year by the New York Times Magazine.
He teaches courses on Leadership in Organizations, Executive Ethics, Negotiations, Leading High-Performing Teams, and Research Methodology to MBA, executive, and doctoral audiences. He has consulted with and conducted executive workshops for hundreds of clients across the globe, including Fortune 100 firms, non-profits, and local and national governments.
Barriers to Transforming Hostile Relations: Why Friendly Gestures Can Backfire
In Negotiation and Conflict Management Research
Coauthor(s): Adam Galinsky, Tanya Menon, Oliver Sheldon
Shared Attention Increases Mood Infusion
In Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
Coauthor(s): Adam Galinsky, Garriy Shteynberg, Jacob B. Hirsh, Andrew P. Knight
Seeking Structure in Social Organization: Compensatory Control and the Psychological Advantages of Hierarchy
In Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Coauthor(s): Adam Galinsky, Justin P. Friesen, Aaron C. Kay, Richard P. Eibach
The First-Mover Disadvantage: The Folly of Revealing Compatible Preferences
In Psychological Science
Coauthor(s): Adam Galinsky, David D. Loschelder, Roderick I. Swaab, Roman Trötschel
Power Gets the Job: Priming Power Improves Interview Outcomes
In Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
Coauthor(s): Joris Lammers, David Dubois, Derek D. Rucker, Adam Galinsky
Negational categorization and intergroup behavior
In Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
Coauthor(s): C.B. Zhong, Katherine Phillips, G.J. Leonardelli, Adam Galinsky
Gender profiling: A gendered race perspective on person-position fit
Coauthor(s): Erika Hall, Adam Galinsky, Katherine Phillips
Catalyzing Dialectics: How Tension Stimulates Thought and Behavior
Coauthor(s): H. Hershfield, Adam Galinsky, Alia Crum
The Grace of Control: How Reflecting on What We Can Control Increases Physiological and Psychological Well-Being
Coauthor(s): S. Shim, Alia Crum, Adam Galinsky