DegreePhD, Harvard University, 1998; JD, Yale University, 1986; BA, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1982
AREAS OF EXPERTISENegotiation, organizational behavior
Gender and diversity in groups, multi-disciplinary teams, narcissism and negotiation
"Fail or Flourish? Cognitive Appraisal Moderates the Effect of Solo Status on Performance," Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 2008; with A.D. Galinsky, W.W. Maddux, and D. Gilin, "Why it Pays to Get Inside the Head of Your Opponent: The Differential Effect of Perspective-Taking and Empathy in Strategic Interactions," Psychological Science, 19, 2008; with M. Schmitt and E.J. Langer, "Horizontal Hostility: Similar Minority Groups and Differentiation from the Mainstream," Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 9, 2006; with R. Tynan, A. Galinsky, and L. Thompson, "Face Threat Sensitivity in Negotiation: Roadblock to Agreement and Joint Gain," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 94, 2004; with E.J. Langer, "Horizontal Hostility: Relations Between Similar Minority Groups," Journal of Social Issues, 55, 1999
With D.L. Loyd and M.C. Kern, "One of the Guys or One of the Gals? Stereotyping Women in Small Groups"; with D.M. Marx and I.W. Ng, "Beyond Behavioral Modeling: Three Ways Role Models Guide Leadership Development"; with K.W. Phillips, "'Says Who?' A Stakeholder Advocate's Social Identity and Cognitive Appraisal Predict Advocate's Influence on a Board of Directors"
George W. Goethals Award for Teaching Excellence, Harvard University, 1998; Eliot Dissertation Fellowship, Harvard University, 1997–98; Gordon Allport Intergroup Relations Prize, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, 1993; Graduate Fellowship, National Science Foundation, 1992–95; Phi Beta Kappa, 1983; Christenson Prize for Outstanding Student in Economics, 1982
Academic positions: Tuck School of Business, 2001–present; Postdoctoral Fellow, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 1999–2001; Visiting Scholar, Harvard Business School, 1998–99
Nonacademic positions: Public Interest Law Advisor, Harvard Law School, 1991; Mediator, Cambridge Dispute Settlement Center, 1989–91; Staff Attorney, Greater Boston Legal Services, 1989–90; Associate General Counsel, Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, 1987–89
Editorial positions: Editorial Board, Organization Science
Professor White has research and teaching interests in organizational behavior. Her current research focuses on social identity, diversity, gender, and conflict management.