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The Bernstein Center is proud to support distinguished faculty and doctoral students in their innovative and relevant research work. Each project is pertinent to the Center’s mission and long-term vision, providing insightful conclusions that help shape the future of values-based leadership, ethical decision-making, governance, and the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) space. Our 2021-2022 research grant recipients include: 

2021-2022 Grant Recipients Sponsored by The Bernstein Center:

Valerie Purdie-Greenaway, Columbia Business School Affiliate; Associate Professor of Psychology
Research Project: "The Social Life of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Brain: What Makes DEI Research Findings Credible in Organizations?"

Lisa Yao Liu, Assistant Professor of Business, Accounting Division
Research Project: "How Do Competing Regulators Regulate Conflict of Interest (COI) Disclosure? Evidence from Fairness Opinion Providers' COI Disclosures"

Sonia Kim, Marketing Division
Research Project: "If you Like the Brand I know, We Can Have a Conversation: The Effect of Brand Preference on Willingness to Discuss Controversial Social Issues" 

JunJun Quan, Finance Division
Research Project: "Long-Short Fight Under the Influence of Passive Governance"

Stefan Walz, Finance Division
Research Project: "Financing Climate Change: Bank Lending and Dirty Firms"


2021-2022 Grant Recipients Sponsored by The Reuben Mark Initiative for Organizational Character and Leadership:

Wei Cai, Assistant Professor of Business, Accounting Division
Research Project: “Inclusive Leaders”

James T. Carter, Management Division
Research Project: “The Ricky Business of Organizational Claims: Effects of (In)consistency between Organizational Claims and Outcomes”

Brandon Freiberg, Management Division
Research Project: “Spillover Effects of Diversity Initiatives"  

Jean Joohyun Oh, Management Division
Research Project: “Working Class Founder: The Effects of Social Class Origins on Entrepreneurship”

Learn more about our past research grant recipients from 2020-20212019-2020, and 2018-2019.

Explore past projects from our Bernstein researchers by checking out our Research Briefs for Leaders.