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Nour Kteily is a Professor of Management and Organizations and co-director of the Dispute Resolution Research Center at Northwestern University. He specializes in negotiation, conflict resolution, and inter-group relations. His research uses the tools of social psychology to investigate how and why conflict emerges between groups in society, and how to productively resolve it. He considers the role of power and status differences between groups, investigating how inequality and social hierarchy exacerbate conflict. His work spans conflict between racial and ethnic groups, conflict between political parties and ideological opponents, and international conflicts such as the conflict in the Middle East.
Professor Kteily's research has been published in leading journals such as Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Nature Human Behaviour, and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. His work has also been featured in popular press outlets, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and Harvard Business Review.
In recognition of his research, Kteily has received the SAGE Young Scholar Award from the Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology, the James Sidanius Early Career Award from the International Society for Political Psychology, and the Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions from the Association for Psychological Science. He also received the Gordon Allport Prize in Intergroup Relations from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues and the Roberta Sigel Early Career Scholar Paper Award (twice) from the International Society of Political Psychology.
In recognition of his teaching, Kteily was voted as Faculty Member of the Year by the Kellogg Masters in Management Studies graduating classes in two consecutive years. In 2018, Kteily was named as one of the best 40 business school professors under 40 years of age by Poets & Quants.
Professor Kteily received his B.Sc. with First Class Honors from McGill University and his PhD in social psychology from Harvard University.
Power and Status, Intergroup Relations, Ideology, Conflict Resolution, Negotiations
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