Jeanne Brett is the DeWitt W. Buchanan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Dispute Resolution and Organizations and is the Director of the Kellogg School's Dispute Resolution Research Center.
Professor Brett's research is in the areas of cross cultural negotiations, the resolution of disputes, and the performance of multicultural teams. Her current research investigates culture and negotiation strategies. She is also studying negotiating teams and technological solutions to their myriad logistical problems. She is the author of numerous journal articles, negotiations teaching materials, and two award winning books: Getting Disputes Resolved with William Ury and Stephen Goldberg and the single authored Negotiating Globally. She initiated Kellogg's MBA courses in negotiations in 1981 and in cross-cultural negotiations in 1994. She has received numerous career awards: the David L. Bradford Outstanding Educator Award in Organizational Behavior; the Academy of Management Outstanding Educator Award; the Clarence L. Ver Steeg Graduate Faculty Award, and the International Association for Conflict Management Lifetime Achievement Award.
Director, Dispute Resolution Research Center, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 1989-present
DeWitt W. Buchanan, Jr. Professor of Dispute Resolution and Organizations, Dispute Resolution Research Center, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 1989-present
Exchange Professor Sciences Po, L'Institut d'Ã©tudes politiques (IEP) de Paris, 2006-2006
Department Chair, Management & Organizations, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 1999-2001
Visiting Professor, Keio University, Yokohama Japan, 1998-1998
Institut dâ€™Administration des Entreprises, Universite de Droit, d'Economie et des Sciences d'Aix-Marseille, 1990-1990
Professor of Organizational Behavior, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 1983-1989
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 1976-1983
Assistant Professor of Organizational Psychology, University of Michigan, 1975-1976
Faculty Associate, Organizational Behavior Program, Insitute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 1975-1976
Assistant Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1972-1975
PhD, 1972, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, University of Illinois
AM, 1969, University of Illinois
BA, 1967, Southern Methodist University