JENNIFER WHITSON, RESEARCHER

Jennifer received her Ph.D. from Northwestern University in Management and Organizations, and her B.A. from the University of California, Irvine. Her research focuses on illusory and accurate pattern perception and how the experience of power changes the way we come to understand the world around us, and has both psychological and management implications. Her dissertation received the Best Student Paper Award from the Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division of the Academy of Management Conference. Her research has also received numerous media mentions, including Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Telegraph, and Psychology Today.