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Faculty Profile: Nancy Katz

Nancy Katz

Adjunct Professor in the Brandeis International Business School

Nancy Katz is a social psychologist who is fascinated by human behavior. She has a passion to understand where people's attitudes come from, how their attitudes influence their behavior (and vice versa), and how attitudes change over time. She earned a B.A. in psychology summa cum laude from Harvard College, and a Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Harvard Business School. Katz served as a professor of public policy at Harvard for 10 years, where she was awarded the Manuel Carballo Teaching Prize by the students. Her research on teams, social networks, and reward systems has been published in such journals as Harvard Business Review, Organization Science, Academy of Management Executive, Small Group Research, Political Communication, and Social Justice Research. Together with J. Richard Hackman, she authored the review of small group behavior and performance published in the 2010 Handbook of Social Psychology (Wiley).

Harvard University, Ph.D.
Harvard University, A.B.