Jamie Perry

Jamie Perry

Assistant Professor

Rachel Etess Green '98 and Jason Green Faculty Fellow

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Faculty Area

Interdisciplinary Themes

  • Behavioral Economics and Decision Research
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Technology

Faculty Expertise

  • Teams
  • Power
  • Conflict
  • Diversity


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Professor Jamie Perry is an Assistant Professor of Human Resources Management. She teaches the core HR course and the elective Leading and Managing Teams.

Professor Perry's work focuses on the impact of team composition on conflict and performance. She has a particular interest in how power and status structures impact intragroup dynamics, and when and why particular team formations lead to collaboration versus competition. Her research appears in academic journals such as Personnel Psychology, American Psychologist, Psychological Bulletin, and Academy of Management Annals.

Professor Perry joined Cornell University in 2014. She received her MA in Psychology and PhD in Organization Management from Rutgers University.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Cornell Institute for Social Sciences Faculty Fellow (2019) Cornell Institute for Social Sciences
  • Cornell Engaged Learning Faculty Fellow (2019) Cornell University
  • S. Rains Wallace Dissertation Award for the best dissertation in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (2016) Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)
  • Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures Fellow (2019) Cornell University

Recent Courses

  • HADM 2810 - Human Resources Management
  • HADM 4835/HADM 6835 - Leading and Managing Teams
  • HADM 4990 - Special Studies Project I
  • HADM 4980 - Special Studies Project II

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Rutgers University, Rutgers Business School- Newark & New Brunswick, 2014
  • MA Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey, 2009
  • BS University of Houston, 2006

In the news

June 21, 2018
Can You Train People To Be Less Prejudiced?

May 28, 2018
Starbucks Is Closing All Its U.S. Stores for Diversity Training Day. Experts Say That's Not Enough

August 01, 2018
The Getaway: Hotels Grapple With Racial Bias