Michele J. Gelfand
Michele Gelfand is the John H. Scully Professor in Cross Cultural Management and Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In addition, she holds a courtesy appointment at the department of Psychology at Stanford University. She received her Ph.D. in Social/ Organizational Psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.
Paniz Radjaee is Dr. Michele Gelfand's lab coordinator at the Graduate School of Business. She received his BSc in Cognitive Systems at the University of British Columbia, and her main research interests are individual and cultural differences in attitudes regarding contradictions, black and white thinking, idea polarization, ambiguity and information verification.
Ying is a postdoctoral researcher working with Dr. Michele Gelfand on culture and norms at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Prior to joining Culture Lab, Ying obtained her PhD in Social Psychology at the University of Southern California under the mentorship of Daphna Oyserman. Ying researches the often unexpected effects that culture and situations have on reasoning and judgment.
Morgan is a postdoctoral researcher working with Dr. Michele Gelfand on research relating to culture, norms, diversity, and stigma at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Morgan obtained her PhD in social psychology at the University of Melbourne, where she explored the behaviours and psychological processes that reinforce hierarchical gender relations. More broadly, Morgan is interested in how social norms are transmitted over time, vary across cultures, and affect social inequalities.
Virginia is a PhD student working with Dr. Michele Gelfand on the influence of social norms and culture on organizational processes. Her current research examines the multilevel influences and consequences of social norms on teams and organizations, primarily with respect to stigma, innovation, and counterproductive work behaviors. More generally, she is interested in the function and establishment of norms and the factors that influence norm change through social networks and leadership cues.
Jack Jun Lin
Jack Jun Lin is a PhD student in the Micro Organizational Behavior Group at Stanford GSB. His research interests include diversity, morality, and justice. He is also actively exploring topics on organizational culture and cross-cultural management in general, such as cross-cultural leadership. He takes an interdisciplinary approach that integrates both behavioral science and computer science.
Wilson Cyrus Lai
Wilson Cyrus Lai is a PhD student studying organizational behavior at the Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. His research methodology is deeply rooted in meta-scientific approaches, and uses them to study the intersections of negotiation, culture, and emotions, and how these elements coalesce to shape organizational outcomes. Prior to joining Culture Lab, Wilson was a researcher at INSEAD, and he holds an MBA from the London School of Economics, and an MSc from Singapore Management University.
The Gelfand Gang