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Cynthia Wang, Ph.D. Associate Professor, William S. Spears Chair of Business Administration Department of Management 216 Business Building Stillwater Campus 405-744-8632 (Phone) 405-744-5180 (Fax) Curriculum vitae / Résumé

Cynthia Wang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management at the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University. Her research interests are in the area of negotiations & bargaining, culture and diversity, ethical decision-making, and creating effective groups and teams in organizations. She has published in important outlets such as Organization Science, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Science, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Social Psychological and Personality Science, and Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Cynthia has taught classes in negotiations, group decision-making, and cross-cultural communications at the undergraduate and MBA levels. She has received several research awards and fellowships, including best paper awards at the Academy of Management. She has also won multiple teaching awards, including the Greiner Graduate Teaching Award.

Education

Ph D, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of ManagementManagement & Organizations2007
MS, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of ManagementManagement & Organizations2004
BA, Yale UniversityPsychology (Intensive Research Track) with Distinction1999

Publications

Yi Wen Tan, Kenneth Tai & Cynthia S. Wang. (2016). "Culture and the elicitation, experience, and expression of envy". Envy at Work and in Organizations: Research, Theory, and Applications. , Oxford University Press.

Shirli Kopelman, Anne L. Lytle, Cynthia S. Wang, Roy J. Lewicki, J. Keith Murnighan & Max H. Bazerman. (2015). "The dissertation journeys of Roy J. Lewicki and J. Keith Murnighan". Negotiation and Conflict Management Research. 8 (4), 261-271.

Gillian Ku, Cynthia S. Wang & Adam D. Galinsky. (2015). "The promise and perversity of perspective-taking in organizations". Research in Organizational Behavior. 35, 79-102.

Jennifer A. Whitson, Cynthia S. Wang, Joongseo Kim, Jiyin Cao & Alex J. Scrimpshire. (2015). "Responses to normative and norm-violating behavior: Culture, job mobility, and social inclusion and exclusion". Organizational Behaviour and Human Decision Processes, 129, 24-35.

Jennifer A. Whitson, Cynthia S. Wang, Ya Hui M. See, Wayne E. Baker & J. Keith Murnighan. (2015). "How, when, and why recipients and observers reward good deeds and punish bad deeds". Organizational Behaviour and Human Decision Processes, 128, 84-95.

Cynthia S. Wang, Gillian Ku, Kenneth Tai & Adam Galinsky. (2014). "Stupid doctors and smart construction workers: Perspective-taking reduces stereotyping of both negative and positive targets". Social Psychological and Personality Science. 5, 430-436.

Cynthia S. Wang, Kenneth Tai, Gillian Ku & Adam D. Galinsky. (2014). "Perspective-taking increases willingness to engage in intergroup contact". Plos One. 9 (1: e85681)

Adam Galinsky, Cynthia S. Wang, Jennifer Whitson, Eric Anicich, Kurt Hugenberg & Galen Bodenhausen. (2013). "The reappropriation of stigmatizing labels: The reciprocal relationship between power and self-labeling". Psychological Science. 24, 2020-2029.

Denise L. Loyd, Cynthia S. Wang, Katherine Phillips & Robert Lount. (2013). "Social category diversity promotes pre-meeting elaboration: The role of relationship focus". Organization Science, 24, 757-772.

Cynthia S. Wang, Jennifer A. Whitson & Tanya Menon. (2012). "Culture, control, and pattern perception". Social Psychological and Personality Science. 3, 630–638.

Martin Schweinsberg, Gillian Ku, Cynthia S. Wang & Madan Pillutla. (2012). "Starting high and ending with nothing: The disadvantages of high anchors in negotiations". Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 48, 226-231.

Kelvin Pang & Cynthia S. Wang. (2011). "Ethics in negotiations". World Scientific Publishing. In Benoliel, M. (Ed.), Negotiation Excellence: Successful Deal Making. , 261-275.

Cynthia S. Wang, Niro Sivanathan, Jayanth Narayanan, Deshani Ganegoda, Monika Bauer, Galen Bodenhausen & J. Keith Murnighan. (2011). "Retribution and rumination: The costs and benefits of time delay in angry economic interactions". Organizational Behaviour and Human Decision Processes, 116, 46-54.

Cynthia S. Wang, Angela K-y. Leung, Michelle See & Xiang-Yu Gao. (2011). "The effects of culture and friendship on rewarding honesty and punishing deception". Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 47, 1295-1299.

Gillian Ku, Cynthia S. Wang & Adam Galinsky. (2010). "Perception through a perspective-taking lens: Differential effects on judgments and behavior". Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 45, 792-798.

Cynthia S. Wang & Angela K-y. Leung. (2010). "The cultural dynamics of rewarding honesty and punishing deception". Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 36, 1529-1542.

Cynthia S. Wang, Adam Galinsky & J. Keith Murnighan. (2009). "Bad drives psychological reactions but good propels behavior: Reactions to honesty and deception". Psychological Science. 20, 634-644.

Adam Galinsky, Cynthia S. Wang & Gillian Ku. (2008). "Perspective-takers behave more stereotypically". Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 95, 404-419.

Cynthia S. Wang & Leigh L. Thompson. (2006). "The negative and positive psychology of leadership and group research". Amsterdam: JAI Press. In Thye, S. R. and Lawler, E. J. (Eds.), Advances in Group Processes: Social psychology of the workplace. 23, 31-61.

Adam Galinsky, Gillian Ku & Cynthia S. Wang. (2005). "Perspective-taking: Increasing social bonds and facilitating social coordination". Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. 8, 109-124.