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Christopher W. Bauman
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office Phone: 949-824-3176
  • Office Location: SB 443
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  • Key Research/Interest Areas:
    • Business Ethics
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Diversity
    • Negotiations
    • Organizational Justice
  • Education:
    • PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
    • MA, University of Illinois at Chicago
    • BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Brief Bio

Chris Bauman joined The Paul Merage School of Business in 2011. He previously had appointments at the University of Washington, Foster School of Business and Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. One line of his research focuses on how individuals evaluate and respond to issues of morality, ethics, and fairness. This work aims to better understand when and how people view specific situations in terms of general principles and social rules. Another line of his research explores negotiation strategies and tactics.  

His research has appeared in top journals, including Research in Organizational Behavior, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, and Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology.


Representative Papers (Click here for complete CV)


Edited Book

  • Moral Judgment and Decision Making: Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Vol. 50, 2009 with D. M. Bartels, L. J. Skitka, & D. L. Medin. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. 


Recent Awards

  • Full-time MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013
  • Fully-employed MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013
  • Full-time MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012
  • Health Care Executive MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012