About Michele Williams

Michele Williams is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Industrial and Labor Relations School, Cornell University. She received her PhD in Organizational Behavior from the University of Michigan, her MA in Education from Columbia University and her BA in Psychology from Johns Hopkins University. Before joining the faculty at Cornell, Professor Williams was a member of the faculty at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Professor Williams has consulted on effective relationship development and collaboration for public and private organizations such as Booz Allen Hamilton and Massachusetts General Hospital. She is also co-author of the Four Capabilities Leadership Assessment (4-CAP)—an online 360° assessment used by organizations to enhance the leadership potential of managers.


Present Assistant Professor, Dept. of Organizational Behavior, Cornell University ILR School

Research Interests

Communications, Conflict Resolution, Dispute Resolution, Group Dynamics and Processes, Healthcare, Leadership Development, Negotiations, Survey Research, Trust, Collaboration, Threat Regulation, Emotion, Emotion Management, and Intergroup Conflict

Contact Information

Cornell University, ILR School
393 Ives Faculty Building
Ithaca, NY 14853-3901
Tel: 607.255.6692
Email: mw326@cornell.edu
Twitter: @MicheleWilliamz

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