Cameron Anderson

Cameron P. Anderson

 
 
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Associate Professor - Lorraine Tyson Mitchell Chair in Leadership & Communication II

Haas Management of Organizations Group
510-643-0325
Academic Status: On Duty
Office Hours: By appointment, F599

Education

BS, Psychology, University of Washington
PhD, Social/Personality Psychology, UC Berkeley

Positions Held

At Haas since 2005
2011 - present, Lorraine Tyson Mitchell Chair in Leadership & Communication II
2008 - 2011, Associate Professor, Haas School of Business
2005 - 2008, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business
2003 - 2005, Assistant Professor, Stern School of Business
2001 - 2003, Postdoctoral Fellow, Kellogg School of Management

External Service and Assignments

Ad Hoc Journal Reviewer: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Bulletin, Psychological Science, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Organization Science, European Journal of Social Psychology, Emotion, Motivation and Emotion, Cognition and Emotion, Journal of Research in Personality, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Applied Social Psychology
Member, International Association of Conflict Management
Member, Academy of Management
Member, Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Member, American Psychological Association
Editorial Board Member, Academy of Management Journal, 2011-present
Editorial Board Member, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 2009-2010

Current Research and Interests

  • Status hierarchies
  • The psychology of power
  • Self and interpersonal perception

Research Papers

  • The Personal Sense of Power. [PDF]
  • Social reactions to overconfidence: Do the costs of overconfidence outweigh the benefits?” with J. A. Kennedy and D. A. Moore. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. (under second round review) [PDF]
  • “The Loss of Power: How Illusions of Alliance Contribute to Powerholders’ Downfall,” with S. Brion. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. (under second round review)
  • “The downside of looking like a leader: Leaders’ confident demeanor stifles participative decision making,” with C. C. Locke. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. (invited resubmission) [PDF]
  • “Status conflict: How disagreements over status affect group performance and group member behavior,” with G. Kilduff and R. Willer. American Journal of Sociology. (under review) [PDF]
  • “Why are physically formidable people afforded higher status in social groups? Strength as a psychophysical cue to in-group contribution capacity,” with A. W. Lukaszewski, Z. L. Simmons and J. R. Roney. Psychological Science. (under review) [PDF]

Selected Papers and Publications

  • “The Local-Ladder Effect: Social status and subjective well-being,” with M. W. Kraus, A. D. Galinsky and D. Keltner. Psychological Science. (in press)
  • “The Origins of Deference: When Do People Prefer Lower Status?” with R. Willer, G. Kilduff and C. L. Brown.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. (in press)
  • “A status-enhancement account of overconfidence,” with S. Brion, D. A. Moore and J.A. Kennedy. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. (in press)
  • “Status hierarchies in teams: Micropolitics and the negotiation of rank,” with J. A. Kennedy. Research on Managing Groups and Teams, 15 (in press)
  • “The personal sense of power: An interactionist approach,” with O. P. John and D. Keltner Journal of Personality, 80(2012): 313-344. [PDF]
  • “Accurate when it counts: Perceiving power and status in social groups,” with Srivastava, S. Interpersonal perception (2010). [PDF]
  • "The functions and dysfunctions of hierarchy,” with C. L. Brown. Research in Organizational Behavior, 30(2010): 55-89. 
  • "Why do dominant personalities attain influence in groups? A competence-signaling account of personality dominance," with G. Kilduff. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology. 96(2009). [PDF]
  • "The pursuit of status in social groups,” with G. Kilduff Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18(2009): 295-298.
  • "Are individuals' reputations related to their history of behavior?" with A. Shirako. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 94(2008): 320-333. [PDF]
  • “Being distinctive versus being conspicuous: The effects of numeric status and sex-stereotyped tasks on individual performance in groups” with J. A. Chatman, A. Boisnier, S. E. Spataro and J. L. Berdahl. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 107 (2008): 141-160. [PDF]
  • “Personality and Organizational Culture as Determinants of Influence,” with S. Spataro, and F. J. Flynn.  Journal of Applied Psychology, 93(2008):702-710. [PDF]
  • “Are individuals’ reputations related to their history of behavior?” with A. Shirako. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 94(2008): 320-333. [PDF]
  • “The perils of status self-enhancement in teams and organizations,” with D. R. Ames and S. D. Gosling. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34(2008): 90-101. [PDF]
  • “Tortoise or hare? A study of the time to resolution in on-line disputes,” with J. Brett, M. Olekalns, N. Goates, R. Friedman and C. C. Lisco.  Academy of Management Journal, 50(2007): 85-99. [PDF]
  • "Power, optimism, and risk-taking," with A. Galinsky. European Journal of Social Psychology: Special issue on social power 36(2006): 511-536. [PDF]
  • “Knowing your place: Self-perceptions of status in social groups,” with S. Srivastava, J. Beer, S. E. Spataro and J. A. Chatman.  Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 91(2006): 1094-1110. [PDF]
  • "Knowing your place: Self-perceptions of status in social groups," with S. Srivastava, J. Beer, S. E. Spataro, and J. A. Chatman. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology 91 (2006): 1094-1110. [PDF]
  • “The NPI-16 as a short measure of narcissism,” with D. R. Ames and P. Rose. Journal of Research in Personality, 40(2006): 440-450. [PDF]
  • “Men, women, and leadership centralization in groups over time,” with J. L. Berdahl. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 9(2005): 45-57. [PDF]
  • “Affect from the top down: How powerful individuals’ positive affect shapes negotiations,” with L. L. Thompson. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 95(2004): 125-139. [PDF]
  • "Affect from the top down: How powerful individuals' positive affect shapes negotiations," with L. L. Thompson. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 95 (2004): 125-139. [PDF]
  • “The positive and negative effects of anger on dispute resolution: Evidence from electronically-mediated disputes,” with Friedman, R., Brett, J., Olekalns, M., Goates, N. and Lisco, C. C.  Journal of Applied Psychology, 89(2004): 369-376. [PDF]
  • “Emotional convergence between people over time,” with Keltner, D., and John, O. P. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 84(2003):1054-1068.[PDF]
  • "Power, approach, and inhibition,” with D. Keltner and D. H. Gruenfeld. Psychological Review, 110(2003): 265-284.
  • "Emotional convergence between people over time," with Dacher Keltner and O.P. John. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology 84(2003): 1054-1068. [PDF]
  • “The experience of power: Examining the effects of power on approach and inhibition tendencies,” with J. L. Berdahl. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 83(2002): 1362-1377. [PDF]
  • “When the face reveals what words do not,” with G. A. Bonanno, D. Keltner, J. G. Noll, F. W.Putnam, P. K. Trickett and J. LeJeune. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 83(2002): 94-110. [PDF]
  • “Who attains social status? Effects of personality traits and physical attractiveness in social groups,” with O. P. John, D. Keltner and A. M. Kring. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 81(2001): 116-132. [PDF]
  • "Who attains social status? Effects of personality traits and physical attractiveness in social groups," with O.P. John, Dacher Keltner, and A. M. Kring. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology 81 (2001): 116-132. [PDF]
  • “Saving face for Darwin: The functions and uses of embarrassment,” with D. Keltner. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 9(2000): 187-192. [PDF]

Teaching

  • Power and Politics in Organizations
  • Negotiations and Conflict Resolution

Honors and Awards

  • 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
  • Institute of Industrial Relations Research Grant (University of California), August 2006, August 2007
  • 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

 

 
 
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