Olin School of Business
Washington University
Saint Louis, MO 63130
Telephone: (314) 935-9248
Email: hillary@post.harvard.edu

Professor of Organizational Behavior

Harvard University
Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior
M.B.A. Required Curriculum
M.A. in Statistics
B.A. in Physics and Sanskrit Language

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Hillary Anger Elfenbein has been a business school professor at the Olin School of Washington University in St. Louis since 2008. She holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior, a Master’s degree in Statistics, and undergraduate degrees in Physics and Sanskrit, all from Harvard University.

Dr. Elfenbein served for five years on faculty at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, two years as a Senior Researcher at the Harvard Business School, and two years as a management consultant with the Monitor Group in Cambridge, MA.

Her research focuses on emotion in the workplace, with particular emphasis on emotional intelligence and on cultural differences in emotion that can create challenges to working in global environments.

Her work has appeared in the Academy of Management Annals, the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Organization Science, Psychological Bulletin, and Psychological Science.