Dr. Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks is an Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a Faculty Associate at the Research Center for Group Dynamics at the Institute for Social Research in Ann Arbor. He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Michigan with graduate training in Cultural Anthropology. Previously, he was on the faculty at the University of Southern California and has had visiting appointments at universities in Singapore, Turkey and Russia.
Professor Sanchez-Burks is an award winning scholar, writer and teacher. His research examines how culture shapes how we think and behave in the global economy. He has published broadly on cultural differences and similarities in people's approach to negotiations, collaboration, creativity and disputes. His work has revealed core cultural divides in East-West, US-Latin America and US-European relational business practices. This work has informed theory and practice on social-emotional mindfulness and cultural competencies.
Professor Sanchez-Burks has published articles in several scholarly journals including the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Organization Science, Psychological Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Research in Organizational Behavior, and Negotiation and Conflict Management Research. His work has been featured in The New York Times, National Public Radio, The Harvard Business Review, TED* and several other international media outlets.
Sanchez-Burks serves on the editorial board of Organization Science, is an elected Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, and is a member of the Association for Psychological Science, the International Society for Research on Emotion, and the Academy of Management.
Dr. Sanchez-Burks teaches Executive Education and serves as an Executive Coach for leaders in organizations across East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, the U.S., Turkey, Russia, Eastern and Western Europe. At the Ross school of business he teaches a popular MBA course on negotiation in a global economy. Sanchez-Burks is also a musician, surfer and father of Sirenna, Diego and Gabriel.