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 and a Faculty Associate at the Research Center for Group Dynamics at the Institute for Social Research in Ann Arbor. 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.
Professor Sanchez-Burks’ is an award winning scholar, writer and educator. His work focuses on the unique challenges of leading in a global economy where traditional boundaries are fuzzy and culture-free models of leadership break down. His research provides a fresh perspective on what it takes to negotiate and collaborate across cultures, link creativity to innovation, and foster high performing teams and transformational leadership via emotional intelligence capabilities.
His work has been published in the New York Times, the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Organization Science, Psychological Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Research in Organizational Behavior, and other scholarly outlets. His work has been featured in the TED* series, The Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, and The Harvard Business Review. Sanchez-Burks serves on the editorial board of Organization Science, is an elected Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, and is a member of the Association for Psychological Science, and the Academy of Management.
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.