Nir Halevy

Nir   Halevy
Associate Professor, Organizational Behavior
Contact Info
NirHalevy
Academic Area: 
Organizational Behavior

Research Statement

My research is in three main areas: conflict and cooperation, interactive decision making, and hierarchy in groups and organizations. I investigate how individuals and teams make decisions, manage conflicts, and cooperate to achieve joint goals.

Research Interests

  • Conflict and Negotiation
  • Interactive Decision Making
  • Social Hierarchy - Power, Status, Leadership

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

  • Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford GSB, 2010-present
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2009-2010

Awards and Honors

  • Fletcher Jones Faculty Scholar, 2014-2015

Publications

Journal Articles

Eliran Halali, Anna Dorfman, Sora Jun, Nir Halevy. Social Psychological and Personality Science. March 2018, Vol. 9, Issue 2, Pages 254-262.
Nir Halevy, EY Chou, AD Galinsky, JK Murninghan. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology. September 2017, Vol. 113, Issue 3, Pages 393-412.
Evan P. Apfelbaum, Rebecca Grunberg, Nir Halevy, Sonia Kang. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. March 2017, Vol. 69, Pages 86-101.
Nir Halevy. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. February 2017, Vol. 112, Issue 2, Pages 224-237.
Nathaniel A. Nakashima, Eliran Halali, Nir Halevy. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. January 2017, Vol. 68, Pages 212-223.
Eric M. Anicich, Nathanael J. Fast, Nir Halevy, Adam D. Galinsky. Organization Science. January 2016, Vol. 27, Issue 1, Pages 123-140.
Nir Halevy, Tamar A. Kreps, Ori Weisel, Amit Goldenberg. Current Opinion in Psychology . December 2015, Vol. 6, Pages 10-14.
Nir Halevy, Eliran Halali. (PNAS) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America . June 2, 2015, Vol. 112, Issue 22, Pages 6937–6942.
Yair Berson, Nir Halevy, Boas Shamir, Miriam Erez. The Leadership Quarterly. April 2015, Vol. 26, Issue 2, Pages 143-155.
Nir Halevy, L. Taylor Phillips. Social Psychological and Personality Science. January 2015, Vol. 6, Issue 22, Pages 13-22.
Yair Berson, Nir Halevy. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied. September 2014, Vol. 20, Issue 3, Pages 232-246.
Nir Halevy, Taya R. Cohen, Eileen Y. Chou, James J. Katz, A. T. Panter. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. March 2014, Vol. 106, Issue 3, Pages 398-417.
Nir Halevy, Taya Cohen, Eileen Chou, James Katz, A. T. Panter. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 2014, Vol. 40, Issue 1, Pages 92-110.
Nir Halevy, James J. Katz. Current Directions in Psychology Science. June 4, 2013, Vol. 22, Issue 3, Pages 2013.
Nir Halevy, Eileen Y. Chou, Adam D. Galinsky, Keith J. Murnighan. Social Psychological and Personality Science. July 2012, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Pages 398-406.
Nir Halevy, Ori Weisel, Gary Bornstein. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. April 2012, Vol. 25, Issue 2, Pages 188-195.
Nir Halevy, Eileen Y. Chou, Adam D. Galinsky. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. March 2012, Vol. 48, Issue 2, Pages 530-537.
Nir Halevy, Eileen Y. Chou, Taya R. Cohen, Robert W. Livingston,. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. February 2012, Vol. 102, Issue 2, Pages 351-366.
Nir Halevy, Eileen Chou, J. Keith Murnighan. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. January 2012, Vol. 102, Issue 1, Pages 132-148.
Nathanael J. Fast, Nir Halevy, Adam D. Galinsky. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. January 2012, Vol. 48, Issue 1, Pages 391-394.
Nir Halevy, Yair Berson, Adam D. Galinsky. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. April 5, 2011, Pages 13.
Nir Halevy, Eileen Y. Chou, Adam D. Galinsky. Organizational Psychology Review. February 1, 2011, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Pages 32-52.
Nir Halevy, Eleen Y. Chou, Taya R. Cohen, Gary Bornstein. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations. 2010, Vol. 13, Issue 6, Pages 685-700.
Nir Halevy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. December 2008, Vol. 34, Issue 12, Pages 1687-1702.
Sonia Roccas, Shalom Schwartz, Nir Halevy, Roy Eidelson. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. August 1, 2008, Vol. 12, Issue 3, Pages 280-306.
Nir Halevy, Gary Bornstein, Lilach Sagiv. Psychological Science. April 2008, Vol. 19, Issue 4, Pages 405-411.
Nir Halevy, Lilach Sagiv, Sonia Roccas, Gary Bornstein. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. December 2006, Vol. 32, Issue 12, Pages 1674-1689.

Book Chapters

Adam D. Galinsky, Eileen Y. Chou, Nir Halevy, Gerben A. Van Kleef. Research on Managing Groups and Teams. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2017, Pages 81-113.
C.K.W. De Dreu, D. Balliet, Nir Halevy. Advances in Motivation Science: Chapter 1. Elsevier Inc., October 2014, Pages 1-46.

Teaching

Degree Courses

2017-18

Human thinking is geared toward understanding and mastering social interactions. OB 115N explores cognitive, affective, behavioral, social and organizational processes that shape how we manage strategic interactions. The course builds on concepts...

Effective managers and leaders should be familiar with the strategy and psychology of conflict and negotiate effectively with other persons, departments, organizations, and stakeholders. Hence, a first aim of the course is to develop your ability...

This course is designed to improve students' skills in all phases of a negotiation: understanding prescriptive and descriptive negotiation theory as it applies to dyadic and multiparty negotiations, to buyer-seller transactions and the resolution...

This year-long course takes a hands-on approach to learning about experimental research. It will cover the entire process of experimental research from idea and hypothesis generation to study design, analysis, and publication. The topical...

2016-17

This course is designed to improve students' skills in all phases of a negotiation: understanding prescriptive and descriptive negotiation theory as it applies to dyadic and multiparty negotiations, to buyer-seller transactions and the resolution...

Executive Education & Other Non-Degree Programs

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