Benoît Monin

The Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Professor of Ethics, Psychology, and Leadership

Professor of Psychology, School of Humanities and Sciences
Business School Trust Faculty Scholar for 2021–22
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Research Statement

Using the methods of experimental social psychology, Professor Monin's research investigates the interplay between self-image and morality. He seeks to understand for instance when individuals behave unethically, and how they live with it; the consequences of high or low moral self-confidence; the meaning and role of morality in everyday life; and what empirical psychology can contribute to ethics.

Bio

Benoît Monin received his undergraduate degree from ESSEC Business School near Paris, his MSc in Social Psychology from the the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, and his PhD in Psychology from Princeton University. He has taught at Stanford since 2001, and has held visiting positions at the University of Michigan as well as at the University of Paris. Monin’s work has appeared in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Psychological Science, and the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Psychology, Princeton University, 2002
  • MSc in Social Psychology, London School of Economics, 1995
  • ESSEC Diploma, Ecole Superieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC), Cergy, France, 1994

Academic Appointments

  • The Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Professor of Ethics, Psychology, and Leadership, Stanford GSB, 2016-Present
  • Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford GSB, 2012-Present
  • Professor of Psychology, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University, 2012-Present
  • Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford GSB, 2008-2012
  • Associate Professor of Psychology, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University, 2008-2012
  • Visiting Professor, Psychology Department, Université de Paris X (Nanterre), May 2008
  • Visiting Scholar, Psychology Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2005-2006
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University, 2001-2008

Awards and Honors

  • Philip F. Maritz Faculty Fellow, Stanford GSB, 2012-2013
  • Fletcher Jones Faculty Scholar, Stanford GSB, 2009-2010
  • Richard E. Guggenhime Faculty Scholar, 2006-2009, Stanford University
  • Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching, Stanford University, 2005
  • Finalist, Honorific Dissertation Fellowship, Princeton University Graduate School, 2000
  • Dissertation Fellowship, Fellowship of Woodrow Wilson Scholars, Princeton, 1998-2000
  • Médaille de Bronze de la Défense Nationale, 1996 (French military medal)

Publications

Journal Article

Book Chapters

Teaching

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