Taya R. Cohen

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Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

  • Pennsylvania State University - B.A. - 2002
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - M.A. - 2005
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Ph.D. - 2008
Areas of Expertise:
  • Organizational Behavior and Theory
Teaching and Research Interests:
  • Negotiation, conflict resolution, intergroup relations, group decision-making, ethical behavior, moral emotions, leadership.
Published Papers: 
  • "Metacognition In Teams And Organizations"
    in P. Brinol & K. G. DeMarree (ed.) Social Metacognition, 283-302, New York: Psychology Press, (2011).
    (with: L. Thompson)

  • "Temporal Biases and Debiasing in Program Evaluation: Planning The Future and Assessing the Past"
    in M. M. Mark, S. I. Donaldson & B. Campbell (ed.) Social Psychology and Evaluation: The Past, the Present, and Possible Futures, 166-186, New York: Guilford Press, (2011).
    (with: L. Sanna, A. Panter, L. Kennedy)

  • "The Reduction of Intergroup Conflict"
    in D. J. Christie (ed.) Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology, Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell, (2011).
    (with: C. Insko)

  • "When Are Teams An Asset In Negotiations And When Are They A Liability?"
    in E. Mannix, M. Neale & J. Overbeck (ed.) "Research on Managing Groups and Teams: Negotiation in Groups, Vol. 14", Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing, (2011).
    (with: L. Thompson)

  • "Competitive Group Interactions: Why They Exist and How to Overcome Them"
    in S. Schuman (ed.) The Handbook for Working with Difficult Groups, 223-236, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, (2010).
    (with: B. Meier, V. Hinsz, C. Insko)

  • "Conflict Resolution"
    in I. B. Weiner & W. E. Craighead (ed.) The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, 4th edition, Volume 1, 390-391, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (2010).

  • Research grant from the Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership for a project titled "Interviewing for moral character" - 2013
  • Research grant from the PNC Center for Financial Services Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University co-authored with Mina Cikara, for a project titled, "Individuals vs. institutions: The neural antecedents and behavioral consequences of customer trust" - 2013
  • Research Grant from The Character Project, awarded by The Character Project at Wake Forest University & the John Templeton Foundation for a proposal co-authored with A. T. Panter titled "Character traits in the workplace: A longitudinal study of moral and immoral organizational behaviors" - 2011
  • Berkman Faculty Development Grant (2011), awarded by the Berkman Faculty Development Fund at Carnegie Mellon University for a proposal titled "Character traits in the workplace: A longitudinal study of moral and immoral organizational behaviors" - 2011
  • Best Paper of the Year Award, awarded by the International Society for Self & Identity for an article in Self & Identity titled: “Shame proneness and guilt proneness: Toward the further understanding of reactions to public and private transgressions,” co-authored with S. T. Wolf, A. T. Panter, & C. A. Insko 2009
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