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Stéphane Côté

Stéphane Côté

Director, Phd Program
Professor of Organizational Behaviour & HR Management


PhD, University of Michigan
MA, University of Michigan
BSc, McGill University


Stéphane Côté is the Director, Phd Program and Professor of Organizational Behaviour at Rotman with a cross-appointment in the Department of Psychology. His research focuses on how emotional intelligence improves the performance of individuals and groups, and how social class shapes the prosocial and ethical behavior of individuals in social and organizational settings. He serves on the editorial boards of the Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, and Academy of Management Journal. In 2012-13, he served a two-year term as Associate Editor of Emotion.


Academic Positions

  • 2012-

    Professor, Organizational Behaviour, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

  • 2007-2012

    Associate Professor, Organizational Behaviour, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

  • 2001-2007

    Assistant Professor, Organizational Behaviour, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

  • 2008

    Visiting Scholar, Institute for Personality and Social Research, University of California, Berkeley.

Selected Publications - Papers

Honors and Awards

  • 2012

    Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Rotman School of Management

  • 2006

    Dean's Award for Excellence in Research, Rotman School of Management

  • 2003

    Aurora Prize Nominee for Outstanding New Scholar, SSHRC

  • 2002-2007, 2009, 2011-2012

    Teaching Awards, Rotman School of Management

  • 2016-2020

    Research Grant: Accuracy of Self-Perceived Emotional Intelligence and Workplace Effectiveness, SSHRC

  • 2012-2016

    Research Grant: Emotional Intelligence and Ethical Behavior in Groups and Organizations, SSHRC

  • 2009-2012

    Research Grant: Emotion Regulation and Conflict Resolution, SSHRC

  • 2006-2009

    Research Grant: Emotional Intelligence at Work: Associations with Key Workplace Outcomes and Training, SSHRC

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • Academy of Management

  • Association for Psychological Science

  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology

  • Society of Experimental Social Psychology

Academic / Professional Service

  • 2015-present

    Director, PhD Program, Rotman School of Management

  • 2014-present

    Editorial Board, Administrative Science Quarterly

  • 2011-present

    Editorial Board, Academy of Management Journal

  • 2017-present

    Editorial Board, Personnel Psychology

  • 2008-2017

    Editorial Board, Academy of Management Review

  • 2010-2012

    Editorial Board, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes

  • 2012-2013

    Associate Editor, Emotion

  • 2013-2014

    Chair, PhD Committee, Rotman School of Management

  • 2009-2014

    Coordinator, PhD program in Organizational Behaviour and HR Management, Rotman School of Management

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