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Jennifer Dannals

Jennifer Dannals

Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior

Jennifer (Jen) Dannals (she/her) studies how people perceive groups and teams and how groups and teams interact. In her main research stream, she explores how individuals perceive group behavior and in particular group social norms. In other work, she studies gender dynamics in organizations and how individuals make decisions. She was previously an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College from 2018 to 2022. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford's Graduate School of Business in Organizational Behavior (Micro) and her A.B. in Psychology from Princeton University.

Her research has been published in journals such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, and Perspectives in Psychological Sciences.

Professor Dannals currently teaches the “Managing Groups and Teams” course in the MBA program at Yale School of Management.


PhD, Stanford University, 2018
AB, Princeton University, 2012


How people deal with outliers

Dannals, J. E., & Oppenheimer, D. M.
Journal of Behavioral Decision Making
2022 Article

he strategy of social change: Support for black lives matter as advocacy, solidarity, and allyship

Srinivasan, P., Alzahawi, S., Dannals, J. E., & Halevy, N.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
2022 Article

Power, constraint, and cooperation in groups: The role of communication

Dannals, J. E., Halali, E., Kopelman, S., & Halevy, N.
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
2022 Article


Teaching Excellence Award for a Core Class, Class of 2021, Tuck School of Business, 2021
Top 40 Business School Professors Under 40, Poets & Quants, 2020
Richard Moreland Dissertation of the Year Award, Division 49, American Psychological Association, 2019
 J. Richard Hackman Award for the Dissertation that Most Significantly Advances the Study of Groups, Interdisciplinary Network for Groups Research, 2019
Outstanding Research Award, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, 2017
Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education Research Grant, Stanford University, 2017
Gerald J. Lieberman Fellowship for Research and Service, Stanford University, 2016
Graduate Voice and Influence Program, Stanford University, 2016
Student Executive Board Member, Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2015
Best Student Paper Award, Interdisciplinary Network for Groups Research, 2015
Student Paper Award, JDM Preconference, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, 2015