Dana Kanze

Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour

BSE (Wharton) MPhil PhD (Columbia)

Dr Dana Kanze holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Doctor of Philosophy from Columbia Business School.

Her research applies behavioural insights to understand sources of labour market inequality, spanning the areas of judgement and decision making, ethics, motivation science and entrepreneurship.

Dr Kanze’s work has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as the Academy of Management Journal and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (in press), as well as in practitioner outlets such as the Harvard Business Review.

Her research has been featured by BBC Radio, Bloomberg, Business Insider, Chicago Booth Review, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Forbes, Fortune, Inc., Pitchbook, Quartz, Scientific American, TechCrunch, The Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Wharton Magazine.

Accomplished as an ad-hoc reviewer and TED speaker, Dr Kanze started her career as an investment banker and strategic consultant for Citigroup and Winterberry Group, going on to co-found and run a venture-funded start-up before re-entering education.

2019

The motivation of mission statements: how regulatory mode influences workplace discrimination

Kanze D; Conley M A; Higgins E T

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 2019 Online first

2018

We ask men to win and women not to lose: closing the gender gap in startup funding

Kanze D; Huang L; Conley M A; Higgins E T

Academy of Management Journal 2018 Vol 61:2

2017

Male and female entrepreneurs get asked different questions by VCs: and it affects how much funding they get

Kanze D; Huang L; Conley M A; Higgins E T

Harvard Business Review Digital Articles 2017

Startups that seek to disrupt get more funding than those that seek to build

Kanze D; Iyengar S S

Harvard Business Review Digital Articles 2017 November 2017