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Kimberly A. Wade-Benzoni

Professor of Business Administration
Fuqua School of Business
Fuqua, Durham, NC 27708


Kimberly Wade-Benzoni is a professor of Business Administration and Center of Leadership and Ethics Scholar at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. She is a member of the Fuqua management area and a faculty affiliate of the Fuqua Center for Energy, Development and the Global Environment. Professor Wade-Benzoni is an internationally recognized leading scholar in the area of intergenerational decision making and she has received numerous competitive awards for her research from organizations such as the International Association for Conflict Management, State Farm Companies Foundation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Science Foundation. Her research on intergenerational decisions, ethics, and environmental issues has been published in leading management and psychology journals including the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, Business Ethics Quarterly, the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personality and Social Psychology Review, Psychological Science, Research in Organizational Behavior, and others. She is co-editor of the book, Environment, Ethics, and Behavior: The Psychology of Environmental Valuation and Degradation and coeditor of a special issue of American Behavioral Scientist on environmental issues. She has held a variety of leadership positions including serving on the Duke University Academic Council, the executive committee for the Conflict Management Division of the Academy of Management, and editorial boards of leading management journals including the Academy of Management Review and the Academy of Management Journal.

Her teaching expertise includes a variety of management core and elective courses such as organizational behavior, ethics, negotiations, and power & influence. Prior to joining Fuqua, she served on the faculties at the Stern School of Business at New York University and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University where she won a teaching award for her negotiations course. Professor WadeBenzoni received her Ph.D. and M.S. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and her B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. Prior to her academic career, she worked for Verizon in a variety of positions including systems engineering, market research, corporate education & training, and corporate sales.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Business Administration · 2019 - Present Fuqua School of Business
Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative · 2012 - Present Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability, Initiatives

Education, Training & Certifications

Northwestern University · 1996 Ph.D.