Brian Lucas - Strangers to Our Creative Selves


ILR School
Assistant Professor, Organizational Behavior


Professor Lucas received his PhD in Management & Organizations from Northwestern University, his MA in Social-Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, and his BA in Psychology from Bucknell University. Prior to joining Cornell, he taught at Northwestern University''s Kellogg School of Management and the University of Chicago''s Booth School of Business. Professor Lucas'' 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. His 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. Please visit his personal website for a current list of published research articles. Professor Lucas teaches Managing for Creativity (ILROB 4260), Leading and Managing Teams (ILROB 5275), and Introduction to Organizational Behavior (ILROB 1220).

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