Carnegie Mellon University

Benjamin Ostrowski

Benjamin Ostrowski

Ph.D. Student, Tepper School of Business

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Areas of Study

Organizational Behavior and Theory


Benjamin Ostrowski is a PhD student in Organizational Behavior and Theory in the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. He received a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Brown University. Ostrowski uses both quantitative (laboratory and field) and qualitative methods to address his research interests, which include understanding the nature of problems, enhancing creativity through collaboration, capitalizing on expertise, and adapting rapidly.


  • Carnegie Mellon University - MS (Organizational Behavior and Theory) - 2019
  • Brown University - BA (Psychology) - 2017


Understanding the nature of problems; enhancing creativity through collaboration; capitalizing on expertise; adapting rapidly


  • Carnegie Mellon University Paul S. Goodman Doctoral Dissertation Award, 2022