Jeanne Brett received the IACM Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009. She is the DeWitt W. Buchanan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Dispute Resolution and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and Director of the Kellogg School’s Dispute Resolution Research Center. After receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois (1972), Jeanne became an assistant professor of industrial-organizational psychology at the University of Illinois. She moved to the University of Michigan in 1975 before joining the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in 1976. She is a Fellow of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues and a member of the Society for Organizational Behavior. Jeanne has published over 120 books, articles, chapters, and technical reports. Her research is published in journals including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, Organization Science, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. She is the recipient of Best Article Awards from both the Academy of Management and IACM. Jeanne’s most recent book, Negotiating Globally (2nd Ed.), published in 2007, is a culmination of her work on cross-cultural negotiation. Her book, relevant to both academics and practitioners, synthesizes research findings and provides a useful framework for understanding how culture influences both the interests and priorities and strategic behavior of negotiators. The first edition of the book was awarded the IACM Outstanding Book Award in 2002.
NCMR: Adair, W. L., Behfar, K. J., Olekalns, M., & Shapiro, D. L. (2016). Celebrating the work of Jeanne M. Brett: Building bridges and making connections. Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, 9, 292-308. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ncmr.12082