Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University in Qatar


Kellogg School of Management
Assistant Professor of Management & Organizations

Nour Kteily is an Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations. His research uses the tools of social psychology to investigate how and why social hierarchy and power disparities between groups emerge, and how this influences intergroup relations and prospects for conflict resolution. He is particularly interested in investigating the psychological mechanisms, at both the individual and group levels, that predict support for challenging versus maintaining hierarchy in society. His work has frequently explored these issues in the context of real-world conflicts of great consequence, such as the conflict in the Middle East and the Boston Marathon bombings. Professor Kteily's research has been published in leading journals such as Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Science, Journal of Experimental and Social Psychology, and Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. His work_ has also been featured in popular press outlets, including _The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe.

In recognition of his research, Kteily has received the Rising Star designation from the Association for Psychological Science. He also received the Gordon Allport Prize in Intergroup Relations from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues and the Roberta Sigel Early Career Scholar Paper Award from the International Society of Political Psychology. In recognition of his teaching, Kteily was voted as Faculty Member of the Year by the Kellogg Masters in Management Studies graduating classes of 2016 and 2017.

Professor Kteily received his B.Sc. with First Class Honors from McGill University, his PhD in social psychology from Harvard University, and received a Postdoctoral Award from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council in Canada.

Areas of Expertise Intergroup Behavior
Social Media

Education Ph.D., 2013, Psychology, Harvard University, Harvard University

M.A., 2010, Psychology, Harvard University

B.Sc., 2008, Psychology, McGill University, First-­Class Honors

Academic Positions Assistant Professor, Management and Organizations, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2014-present

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, 2013-2014

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013-2014

Honors and Awards Roberta Sigel Early Career Paper Award, International Society for Political Psychology, 2017

Kellogg MSMS Professor of the Year '17, 2017

Association for Psychological Science Rising Star Award, Association for Psychological Science, 2016

Kellogg MSMS Professor of the Year '16, 2016

Best Empirical/Theoretical Paper Award, Academy of Management Conference, Conflict Management Division, Academy of Management, 2016

Academy of Management Division Best Paper, Academy of Management, 2016

Gordon Allport Intergroup Relations Prize, Society for the Study of Social Issues, 2014

Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, 2011

Raiffa Best Doctoral Student Paper Award, Program on Negotiation at Harvard University, 2010

First-Class Honors Distinction, McGill University, 2008

J.W. McConnell Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement, McGill University, 2007

Editorial Positions Consulting Editor, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2017

Education Academic Positions Honors and Awards Editorial Positions

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