Nir Halevy

Professor, Organizational Behavior

Nir Halevy

The Jagdeep and Roshni Singh Professor and Professor of Organizational Behavior

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Research Statement

My research investigates 1) how individuals and groups make judgments and decisions, 2) the dynamics of social influence — in negotiations, organizational hierarchies, and social networks, and 3) when and why individuals and groups cooperate or compete in social and organizational interactions. 

Research Interests

  • Leadership, Status, & Power
  • Negotiation and Interactive Decision Making
  • Social Influence in Hierarchies and Networks

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Social Psychology and Management, Hebrew University
  • MA Social and Organizational Psychology, Hebrew University
  • BA Psychology and International Relations, Hebrew University

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford GSB, 2021–present
  • Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford GSB, 2015–21
  • Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford GSB, 2010–15
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2009–10

Awards and Honors

  • Hank McKinnell-Pfizer Inc. Faculty Fellow for 2021–22
  • Fletcher Jones Faculty Scholar, 2014–15


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