Carnegie Mellon University

Collaboration and Conflict Research Lab Members

CCRL members include Tepper School faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and doctoral students.


Principal Researchers

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Taya Cohen

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Business Ethics

Areas of Interest: honesty, business ethics, social/personality psychology, conflict & cooperation, negotiations, moral character, morality & unethical behavior, guilt & shame, workplace deviance, interpersonal misconduct


Laurie Weingart

Laurie Weingart

Richard M. and Margaret S. Cyert Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

Areas of Interest: conflict, collaboration, negotiation, teams, gender and non-promotable tasks

Postdoctoral Scholars

Binyamin Cooper

Postdoctoral Fellow, Tepper School of Business

Areas of Interest:  Workplace mistreatment (incivility, micro-aggressions, and discrimination), resilience at both the individual and team level (exploring why certain individuals and teams are more or less impacted by adversity, and enhancing positive adaptability to challenges at work), and the characteristics of and barriers to honesty in the workplace.

Kori Krueger

Postdoctoral Fellow, Tepper School of Business

Areas of Interest: interpersonal relationships (particularly romantic relationships), commitment maintenance behaviors, expressivity, responsiveness, responses to threats to relationships, individual difference characteristics that predict behavior towards a relationship partner

Doctoral Student

Matthew Diabes

Ph.D. Candidate, Organizational Behavior and Theory, Tepper School of Business

Areas of Interest: the formation and management of relationships, communication and coordination processes, interpersonal trust and knowledge-sharing on teams, the organizational value of well-being 


Yeonjeong Kim, Adjunct Professor, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

Elizabeth Ann McGuier, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh