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Mary-Hunter "Mae" McDonnell is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Northwestern University School of Law. She obtained her JD in 2011 from the Harvard Law School. Additionally, she has an MS in Managment and Organizations from Kellogg and is currently in the final year of her PhD studies in the MORS department. Her BA is from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Professor McDonnell's research interests lie at the intersection of law and corporate behavior, including corporate governance, the punishment of corporate transgressions, and the formal and informal mechanisms through which we attempt to regulate corporate behavior.
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McDonnell, Mary-Hunter and Brayden G. King. 2013. Keeping Up Appearances: Reputation Threat and Prosocial Responses to Social Movement Boycotts. Administrative Science Quarterly. 58: 387-419.
Nordgren, LoranMary-Hunter McDonnell and George F. Loewenstein. 2011. What Constitutes Torture? Psychological Impediments to an Objective Evaluation of Interrogation Tactics. Psychological Science. 22: 689-694.
McDonnell, Mary-HunterLoran Nordgren and George F. Loewenstein. 2011. Torture in the Eyes of the Beholder: The Psychological Difficulty of Defining Torture in Law and Policy. Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law. 44(1): 87-122.
Nordgren, Loran and Mary-Hunter McDonnell. 2011. The Scope-Severity Paradox: Why Doing More Harm is Judged to be Less Harmful. Social Psychological and Personality Science. 2: 97-102.
Book Chapters
King, Brayden G. and Mary-Hunter McDonnell. Forthcoming. "Good Firms, Good Targets: The Relationship Between Corporate Social Responsibility, Reputation, and Activist Targeting." In Corporate Social Responsibility in a Globalizing World, edited by K. Tsutsui and A. Lim.
King, Brayden G. and Mary-Hunter McDonnell. Forthcoming. "Social Movements." In Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management, edited by Cary Cooper, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2nd.

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