Associate Professor of Management
BBA University of Notre Dame Accounting 1995 MS Loyola University Human Resources 2000 PhD Northwestern University Management & Organizations 2005
Areas of Expertise
Negotiation and decision making
Kern, M., Lee, S., Aytug, Z., Brett, J. (2012). Bridging social distance in inter-cultural negotiations: "You" and the bi-cultural negotiator. International Journal of Conflict Management, 23(1).
Aytug, Z., Rothstein, H. H., Zhou, W., Kern, M. (2012). Revealed or concealed? Transparency of procedures, decisions, and judgment calls in meta-analyses. Organizational Research Methods.
Lee, A., Lee, S., Kern, M. (2011). Viewing time through the lens of the self: The fit effect of self-construal and temporal distance on task perception. European Journal of Social Psychology, 41(2), 191-200.
Swaab, R., Kern, M., Diermeier, D., Medvec, V. (2009). Who says what to whom? The impact of communication on social exclusion. Social Cognition, 27(3), 385-401.
Kern, Mary C., & Chugh, Dolly. (2009). Bounded ethicality: The perils of loss framing. Psychological Science, 20(3), 378-384.
Loyd, Denise L., White, Judith, and Kern, Mary C. (2008). Duo status: Disentangling the complex interactions within a minority of two. In Mannix, E. and Neale, M. (Eds.), Research on Managing Groups and Teams (11th edition), pps. 75-92.
Diermeier, Daniel, Swaab, Roderick I., Medvec, Victoria H., & Kern, Mary C. (2008). The micro-dymanics of coalition formation. Political Research Quarterly.
Brett, Jeanne M., Behfar, Kristin, and Kern, Mary C. (November 2006). Managing Multicultural Teams, Harvard Business Review.
Behfar, Kristin, Kern, Mary C., and Brett, Jeanne. (2006). Managing challenges in multicultural teams. In Mannix, E. and Neale, M. (Eds.), Research on Managing Groups and Teams (9th edition).
Kern, Mary C., Brett, Jeanne, and Weingart, Laurie. (2005). Getting the floor: Motive-consistent strategy and individual outcomes in multi-party negotiations. Group Decision and Negotiation, 14(1), 21-41.
Loyd, Denise L., Kern, Mary C., and Thompson, Leigh. (2005). Classroom research: Bridging the ivory divide. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 4 (1), 8-21.
Thompson, Leigh, Kern, Mary C., and Loyd, Denise Lewin. (2003). Research methods of micro organizational behavior. In Sansone, Carol, Morf, Carolyn, and Panter, A. T. (Eds.), Handbook of Methods in Social Psychology, pps. 457-470.
Coordinator, Ph.D. program in Management, Baruch College
Member, Association for Psychological Science, International Association for Cross-cultural Psychology
Member & Reviewer, Academy of Management
Member & Reviewer, International Association of Conflict Management
Ad hoc reviewer: European Journal of Social Psychology, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
Awards, Honors, etc.
Academy of Management, Organizational Behavior Division, 2009 Making Connections Award for symposium submission “New directions in ethics research: Disentangling the dynamic processes in ethical decision-making”
PSC-CUNY Research Award, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.
Dispute Resolution Research Center Research Grants, Northwestern University, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007.
Finalist, Best Paper Award 2005, Academy of Management Learning and Education.
Kellogg School of Management Teaching Award, 2003.
Beta Gamma Sigma National Honors Society, Loyola University-Chicago, 2000.