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Cameron Anderson

Professor | Lorraine Tyson Mitchell Chair in Leadership & Communication II, Haas School of Business

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Cameron Anderson is the Lorraine Tyson Mitchell Chair II in Leadership and Communication at the Walter A. Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He earned a doctorate in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley in 2001. He has been on the Berkeley faculty since 2005. Prior to coming to Haas, Professor Anderson taught at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and at the Stern School of Business at New York University. He won Professor of the Year at Stern and the Earl F. Cheit Outstanding Teaching Award for the Full-Time M.B.A. Program at Haas. He has consulted for many organizations and currently teaches two courses in the Haas full-time program, Power and Politics, and Negotiations and Conflict Resolution.

Professor Anderson is an expert on topics pertaining to power, status, and influence processes, leadership, negotiations and conflict resolution, and team dynamics. He has published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Psychological Review, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Current Directions in Psychological Science, European Journal of Social Psychology, and Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, as well as published numerous book chapters and co-edited one book.

Papers, Articles and Publications

Awards & Honors
  • Bakar Faculty Fellow (Haas School of Business, University of California), 2010
  • Most Influential Paper, Academy of Management Conflict Management Division, 2008.
  • Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, Full-time MBA Program, 2008
  • Schwabacher Fellowship (Haas School of Business, University of California), 2008
  • Institute of Industrial Relations Research Grant (University of California), August 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Most Influential Paper, Academy of Management Conflict Management Division, 2008 
  • Junior Faculty Research Grant (University of California), October 2005, October 2007
  • Professor of the Year (Stern School of Business, New York University), June 2005
  • Dispute Resolution Research Center Grant (Northwestern University): The sense of power in negotiations and decision-making, April 2002 (with Adam Galinsky)
  • Kellogg Teams and GroupsResearchCenter Grant (Northwestern University): Emotional similarity in teams, April 2002 (with Hoon-Seok Choi and Leigh Thompson)
  • Social Science Research Grant (UC Berkeley): Status, power, and emotion, October 1998
  • University Graduate Fellowship (UC Berkeley), 1997-1998
  • Member, Phi Beta Kappa (University of Washington), 1994
Academic Background
  • PhD, Social/Personality Psychology, UC Berkeley
  • BS, Psychology, University of Washington