Wendi Adair

Dr. Wendi Adair is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Director of the Culture at Work Lab at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Adair holds a BS in Russian Language and Business from Georgetown University as well as an MA and PhD in Organization Behaviour from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University. Wendi is Associate Editor of Negotiation and Conflict Management Research and past president of the International Association for Conflict Management. Wendi’s research examines how culture affects the way we communicate, negotiate, collaborate, and innovate at work.  Her research has appeared in outlets including Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, and Organization Science, and she is co-editor of the Handbook of Research on Negotiation (2013). She teaches negotiation and conflict management, cross-cultural organizational behavior, leading and managing multicultural teams, and inclusive communication for undergraduate, MA, PhD, corporate, and nonprofit audiences.