Amy J.C. Cuddy

Amy J.C. Cuddy

Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Amy J. C. Cuddy is Associate Professor and Hellman Faculty Fellow in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit at Harvard Business School. She holds a PhD in Psychology from Princeton University and BA in Social Psychology from the University of Colorado. Prior to joining HBS, Professor Cuddy was an Assistant Professor at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where she taught Leadership in Organizations in the MBA program and Research Methods in the doctoral program; and an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Rutgers University, where she taught Social Psychology. At Harvard, she has taught MBA courses on the psychology of persuasion, power, and negotiation, and in numerous executive education programs.

Active field experimental interests:

1) Looking at the effects of using preparatory power posing on performance and outcomes by surgeons.

2) Developing game-based, physical interventions to reduce children's math anxiety and improve children's math performance.

3) Studying the effects of preparatory power posing on financial decision making in low-income populations.