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Daniel C. Feiler

Assistant Professor of Business Administration








PhD, Duke University, 2012; BS, Carnegie Mellon University

Areas of Expertise

Negotiations, Behavioral science, Leadership, Organizational behavior, Managerial decision making, Human resources


Daniel C. Feiler is an Assistant Professor and Revers Faculty Fellow at the Tuck School of Business. His research explores managerial decision making at the intersection of organizational behavior, cognitive psychology, and management science. He has won paper and presentation awards at the Academy of Management conference, Behavioral Decision Research in Management conference, and Max Planck Institute for Human Development summer conference. His work has received popular press coverage in The Wall Street JournalNew York MagazineMic, and Fast Company, among others. Drawing on his expertise in behavioral science, he teaches a popular MBA elective course, Negotiations. He was selected by the Tuck MBA Class of 2015 for the Excellence in Teaching Award. His work has been published in Management Science, Psychological Science, and the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. He is originally from Pittsburgh, PA and received his doctoral degree from Duke University.

Current Research Topics

  • Biases in social networks
  • Managerial overconfidence
  • Learning employee capability
  • Disclosure of conflicts of interest

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Daniel T. Revers T'89 Faculty Fellow, 2014–present
  • Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Visiting Assistant Professor, 2012-14

Working Papers

  • The Capability Asymmetry: Why My Boss Underestimates Me
  • With R. Adner, "The Behavioral Pitfalls of Co-Innovation"
  • With E. Taylor, "Leader Over-Attribution: Managerial Dismissal for Measurable Bad Luck in Baseball
  • With J. Tong, "The Optimizer's Curse"

Selected Publications