Faculty – Corinne Coen

Corinne Coen - Associate Professor, Organizational Behavior
Associate Professor, Organizational Behavior

Office Hours: By Appointment Only

PhD, University of Michigan Business School, 2001
MBA, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, 1987
BA, University of Michigan, School of Literature, Science & Arts, 1981

Initially Appointed: 2009

Interests and Courses


Professor Coen thinks about why people cooperate in teams and how managers can get them to cooperate more often. She investigates cooperative dynamics within teams, between teams, and how to design teams to elicit productive interdependence.


Organizational Behavior, Teamwork, Research Methods, Complex Systems

Recent Courses and Syllabi

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Selected Publications


  • Coen, C. A. (Presenter & Author), Trinh, M. P. (Author Only) Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, "Dynamics of cooperation across team structures", Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA. (2015).
  • Coen, C. A. (Presenter & Author), Trinh, M. P. (Author Only) Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, "Aspirations in the Prisoner’s Dilemma: A Computational Simulation of Performance Adaptation ", Academy of Managment, Philadelphia, PA. (2014).
  • Schnackenberg, A. (Coordinator/Organizer), Coen, C. A. (Panelist/Discussant) The Power of Words, "Symbolic Management in the 21st Century", Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA. (2014).
  • , O. A. (Presenter & Author), Coen, C. A. (Author Only) Capitalism in Question, "Place Attachment: Capturing Causes of Individual Pro-environmental Behaviors in the Workplace", Academy of Managment, Orlando, FL. (2013).
  • Coen, C. A. (Presenter & Author), Trinh, M. P. (Author Only) Annual Conference of the International Association for Conflict Management, "Aspiration in the single team vs. intergroup prisoner’s dilemma", International Association for Conflict Management, Tacoma, WA. (2013).
  • Coen, C. A. (Presenter & Author) The 26th Annual Conference of IACM, "Aspiration in the Single Team vs. Multiple Team Social Dilemma", International Association for Conflict Managment, Tacoma, WA. (2013).
  • Coen, C. A. (Presenter & Author) ESSA 2012 – 8th Conference, "How Competition Mitigates the Social Dilemma", European Social Simulation Association, Salzburg, Austria. (2012).
  • Coen, C. A. (Presenter & Author) 2012 INGRoup conference, "Reinforcing cooperation: Decision processes in the intergroup vs. single group prisoner’s dilemma", INGRoup, Chicago, IL. (2012).
  • Coen, C. A. (Presenter & Author) West Meets East, the 2011 Academy of Management Conference, "Beyond Aggregation of Variables: Complex Systems Approach to Process in Group-Level Models", Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX. (2011).
  • Trinh, M. P. (Presenter & Author), Coen, C. A. (Author Only) Annual Meeting of INGROUP, "It is important to have someone on your side: Choosing preferred partners.", Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research, Minneapolis, MN. (2011).

Academic and Professional Activities

  • Committee Chair, Faculty Council, 2015 - 2016
  • Committee Member, PhD Admissions Committee, 2014 - 2015
  • Committee Member, Faculty Council, 2014 - 2017
  • Workshop Organizer, INGRoup, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2014
  • Non-tenured faculty observer, Appointments and Promotions Committee, 2013 - 2014
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, New York, NY, 2006 - Present
  • Panelist, National Science Foundation, Human and Social Dynamics, 2004


  • Lewis-Progressive Fellowship, (2015).
  • Doctoral Teaching and Mentoring Award, Weatherhead School of Management. (2015).
  • Lewis-Progressive Fellowship, (2014).
  • Emerging Impact Award, Weatherhead School of Management. (2014).
  • Outstanding Leadership and Contribution Award, Academy of Management. (2008).
  • Positive Influence on Students Graduating in 2003, SUNY at Buffallo. (2005).
  • Professional Development Award, United University Professors. (2005).