Professor in the Department of Work and Organizations, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
Priti Pradhan Shah is a professor in the Department of Work and Organizations at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Her research focuses on interpersonal relationships at work, teams, and decision making. In particular, she uses a social network approach to investigate dynamics within teams, focusing on trust and conflict. Her research is published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Organization Science, among others. Her areas of teaching expertise include negotiations, organizational behavior, teams and social networks. She teaches across all levels including undergraduates, graduate students, and executive students in both the U.S. and abroad. In addition to the Carlson School, she has taught at MIT and Yale. She also held a visiting scientist position at the Mayo Clinic during her sabbatical. Shah has undergraduate degrees in psychology and biology from the University of Rochester. She holds a master’s and doctorate of philosophy in organizational behavior from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.