Dr. Wendi Adair is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Waterloo. Prior to starting this position in 2006, she was on faculty for six years as a professor of Management and Organizations at Cornell University. Dr. Adair’s educational experience includes a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University in Russian Language and Business, as well as a M.S and PhD in Organization Behaviour from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management. She currently resides in Waterloo with her husband and three children - one human, one feline, and one canine.
Dr. Adair’s research examines the impact of culture on communication processes (negotiation, conflict management, teamwork) and identity (work values, meaning of work, third culture) in the multicultural workplace. She is Associate Editor of Negotiation and Conflict Management Research and Past President of the International Association for Conflict Management. Dr. Adair’s research appears in multiple management and psychology journals as well as edited volumes, and she is co-editor of the Handbook of Research on Negotiation (Edward Elgar, 2013).