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Selin Kesebir

Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour


PhD (Virginia), MA (Northwestern), BA (Koç University)

Dr Selin Kesebir’s research interests include cooperation, gender, morality and inequality. She teaches Negotiations in her role as Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour, of London Business School. Prior to joining the School she was a Post-doctoral Research Associate at UVa’s Darden School of Business.


She completed her undergraduate studies in Economics and International Relations at Koç University in Turkey. She has an MA in cognitive psychology from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Virginia.


She has been Editor in-Chief and Associate Editor of In-Mind Magazine. She also reviewed: Basic and Applied Social Psychology, the British Journal of Social Psychology, Emotion Review, the European Journal of Social Psychology, Merrill Palmer Quarterly, the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, L'Année Psychologique, Motivation and Emotion, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin and Perspectives in Psychological Science.

2017

Word order denotes relevance differences: the case of conjoined phrases with lexical gender

Kesebir S

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 2017 Vol 113:2 p 262-279

2016

A growing disconnection from nature is evident in cultural products

Kesebir S

Perspectives on Psychological Science 2016 Vol 12:2 p 258-269

Agreement attraction and impasse aversion: reasons for selecting a poor deal over no deal at all

Tuncel E; Mislin A; Kesebir S; Pinkley R L

Psychological Science 2016 Vol 27 p 312-321

Gender differences in response to competition with same-gender coworkers: a relational perspective

Lee S Y; Kesebir S; Pillutla M M

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 2016 Vol 110:6 p 869-886

2015

Income inequality explains why economic growth does not always translate to an increase in happiness

Oishi S; Kesebir S

Psychological Science 2015 Vol 26 p 1630-1638

2014

A hedonic story has a transmission advantage over a eudaimonic story

Oishi S; Kesebir S; Eggleston C; Miao F F

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 2014 December Vol 143:6 p 2153-2166

Reducing implicit racial preferences: I. A comparative investigation of 17 interventions

Lai CK; Marini M; Lehr SA; Cerruti C[...] Kesebir S

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 2014 Vol 143:4 p 1765-1785

2013

Overweight people have low levels of implicit weight bias, but overweight nations have high levels of implicit weight bias

Marini M; Sriram N; Schnabel K; Maliszewski N; [...] Kesebir S

PLoS ONE 2013 Vol 8:12

Concepts of happiness across time and cultures

Oishi S; Graham J; Kesebir S; Galinha I C

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 2013 Vol 39:5 p 559-577

Residential mobility increases motivation to expand social network: But why?

Oishi S; Kesebir S; Miao F F; Talhelm T; Endo Y; Uchida Y; Shibanai Y; Norasakkunkit V

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 2013 Vol 49:2 p 217-223

Residential mobility, social support concerns, and friendship strategy

Lun J; Roth D; Oishi S; Kesebir S

Social Psychological and Personality Science 2013 Vol 4:3 p 332-339

2012

Optimal social-networking strategy is a function of socioeconomic conditions

Oishi S; Kesebir K

Psychological Science 2012 Vol 23:12 p 1542-1548

The cultural salience of moral character and virtue declined in twentieth century America

Kesebir S; Kesebir P

Journal of Positive Psychology 2012 Vol 7:6 p 471-480

The superorganism account of human sociality: How and when human groups are like beehives

Kesebir S

Personality and Social Psychology Review, 2012 Vol 16:3 p 233-261

2011

Income inequality and happiness

Oishi S; Kesebir S; Diener E

Psychological Science 2011 Vol 22:9 p 1095-1100

Is a life without meaning satisfying? The moderating role of the search for meaning in satisfaction with life judgments

Steger M F; Oishi S; Kesebir S

Journal of Positive Psychology 2011 Vol 6:3 p 173-180

2010

Socialization: Insights from social cognition

Kesebir S; Uttal D; Gardner W

Social and Personality Psychology Compass 2010 Vol 4:2 p 93-106

The socio-ecological approach can turn variance among populations from a liability to an asset [Commentary]

Kesebir S; Oishi S; Spellman B

Brain and Behavioral Sciences 2010 Vol 33:2-3 p 96-97

Morality

Haidt J; Kesebir S

In Fiske S. T; Gilbert D. T; Lindzey G. (Eds.), Handbook of Social Psychology (5th Edition), Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

A spontaneous self-reference effect in memory: Why some birthdays are harder to remember

Kesebir S; Oishi S

Psychological Science 2010:21 p 1525-1531

A theory of human needs should be human-centered, not animal-centered: A commentary on Kenrick et al.

Kesebir S; Graham J; Oishi S

Perspectives in Psychological Science 2010 Vol 5:3 p 315-319

Cumulative and career-stage citation impact of social psychology programs and their members

Nosek B A; Graham J; Lindner N M; Kesebir S; Hawkins C B; Hahn C; Motyl M; Joy-Gaba J; Frazier R; Tenney E R

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 2010 Vol 36:10 p 1283-1300

2009

National differences in gender-science stereotypes predict national sex differences in science and math achievement

Nosek B A; Smyth F L; Sriram N; Kesebir S; et al.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2009 Vol 106:26 p 10593-10597

Sociology: A lost connection in social psychology

Oishi S; Kesebir S; Snyder B H

Personality and Social Psychology Review, 2009 Vol 13:4 p 334-353

2008

Hive psychology, happiness, and public policy

Haidt J; Seder J P; Kesebir S

Journal of Legal Studies 2008 Vol 37:S2 p S133-S156

On feeling understood and feeling well: The Role of interdependence.

Lun J; Kesebir S; Oishi S

Journal of Research in Personality 2008 Vol 42:6 p 1623-1628

2007

Why moral intuitions are different from other kinds

Haidt J; Kesebir S

In H. Plessner, C. Betsch, & T. Betsch (Eds.), A new look on intuition in judgment and decision making. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

MBA


  • Negotiation & Bargaining (Elective)


PhD


  • Research Design

Research Interests

  • Morality
  • Inequality
  • Co-operation
  • Wellbeing
  • Evolutionary approaches to social psychology