Brian Lucas received his Ph.D. in Management and Organizations from Northwestern University, his M.A. in Social-Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, and his B.A. in Psychology from Bucknell University. Prior to joining Cornell, Professor Lucas taught at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. His research investigates the psychology of judgments, beliefs, and decision making, particularly in the domains of creativity and morality/ethical behavior. Some related research interests include empathy, perspective taking, hypocrisy, and hierarchy beliefs.
Professor Lucas’s research has been published in academic journals such as Psychological Science, the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the Academy of Management Journal, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and has been covered by media outlets such as The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Harvard Business Review. Professor Lucas currently teaches Managing for Creativity (ILROB 4260), Leading and Managing Teams (ILROB 5275), and Introduction to Organizational Behavior (ILROB 1220).