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Geoffrey J. Leonardelli

Geoffrey J. Leonardelli

Geoffrey J. Leonardelli

Professor of Organizational Behaviour & HR Management


PhD, The Ohio State University
MA, The Ohio State University
BA, University of North Carolina




Geoffrey Leonardelli is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, with a cross-appointment to the Department of Psychology. His research discoveries focuses on intergroup relations, self and identity, diversity, and interdependence. His research translations target how people can improve their leadership skills, team dynamics, and negotiator effectiveness. Geoff created Rotman’s course on “Leading Teams” and teaches managerial negotiations. This work has been published in the Journal of World BusinessPsychological Science, and Advances in Experimental Social Psychology. Geoff is Director of the Self and Identity Lab (SAIL). He serves as Associate Editor at Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, and sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and Journal of Theoretical Social Psychology.

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Academic Positions

  • 2019 - Present

    Professor, University of Toronto

  • 2010 - 2019

    Associate Professor, University of Toronto

  • 2004 - 2010

    Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

  • 2002 - 2004

    Post-Doctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Dispute Resolution, Northwestern University

  • 2002

    Lecturer, University of Maryland

Selected Publications - Papers

Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

Research and Teaching Interests

Areas: Leadership, Negotiations, Teams and Groups

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • International Association for Conflict Management

  • Academy of Management

  • Association for Psychological Science

  • Society for Experimental Social Psychology

  • Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup)