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Prof. Jennifer Dannals Wins International Association for Conflict Management’s Early Career Award

Dannals’ research focuses on group social norms and how individuals perceive group behavior.

Jennifer Dannals

Jennifer Dannals, assistant professor of organizational behavior, is the winner of the 2023 Early Career Award from the International Association for Conflict Management, the organization announced. The award, presented at the IACM’s annual conference in Thessaloniki, Greece, on July 11, “honors scholars in the first five years of their post-doctoral career who have shown exceptional promise for making significant contributions to the study of conflict management and negotiation.”

In its citation, IACM said, “The Early Career Award committee was thoroughly impressed with Jennifer’s excellent record of scholarly accomplishments…As stated by her nominators, ‘[Jennifer] has proven herself to be one of the most promising young scholars in the field,’ proceeding to state ‘Jen’s research, teaching, and service to the field to date epitomize the mission of IACM…She is already a positive force in our field and has immense potential to positively impact our field in the future.’ IACM wholeheartedly agrees with these nominators, as both the quality and quantity of Jen’s productivity are exceptional as she exemplifies the lofty criteria of receiving such an award.”

Dannals joined Yale SOM’s faculty in 2022. Her research focuses on group social norms and how individuals perceive group behavior, as well as gender dynamics in organizations and how individuals make decisions. Her dissertation, titled Essays on Social Norm Perception, won the 2019 Richard Moreland Dissertation of the Year Award from Division 49 of the American Psychological Association and the 2019 J. Richard Hackman Award for the Dissertation that Most Significantly Advances the Study of Groups from the Interdisciplinary Network for Groups Research.