Dr. Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks is a Michael R. and Mary Kay Hallman Fellow and Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Michigan with graduate training in Cultural Anthropology. Previously, he was on the faculty at the University of Southern California and has had visiting appointments at universities in Singapore, France, Turkey and Russia. He is currently the Director of the Ross EMBA Leadership Development Program, Advisor of the PhD program in Management & Organizations, and is on the Editorial Board of Organization Science and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
Professor Sanchez-Burks is an award winning scholar and executive educator who has taught leaders in over 30 countries around the world working in diverse areas including banking, arts & entertainment, government intelligence, manufacturing, and medicine.
Broadly, his research centers on mapping out the wrinkles of workplace behavior. He has published and teaches on topics including innovation and creativity, leadership, change, and cross-cultural collaborations. His research, featured in the TED* series, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, National Public Radio, The Harvard Business Review, and ABC, has been published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Organization Science, Psychological Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Research in Organizational Behavior, and other scholarly outlets.
He was appointed by the US National Academy of Sciences to contribute to research panels for various government agencies on topics involving changing approaches to building cross-cultural report and future research agendas for the US Army.
Dr. Sanchez-Burks is the Director of the EMBA Professional Development Program at the Ross School of Business and the Co-Director of the Michigan Ross Executive Education course on Negotiations, and teaches custom and open-enrollment Executive Education courses on design thinking, creativity and innovation, leadership, cultural intelligence, influence and high performing teams. He has experience coaching and training managers and executives across East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, the U.S., Turkey, Russia, Northern and Western Europe. Within the Day MBA program, he teaches a popular elective on negotiating in a global economy. Sanchez-Burks is also a father, musician and amateur photographer.