Jackson G. Lu

Faculty

Jackson G. Lu

About

Jackson Lu is the Mitsui Career Development Professor and an Assistant Professor of Work and Organization Studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management. In 2019, he was named one of the 40 Best Business School Professors Under 40 by Poets and Quants.

Jackson’s research focuses on culture and globalization (e.g., multilingualism, multicultural identities, multicultural experiences, multicultural relationships, multicultural networks, multicultural teams). His research has been published in premier scientific journals (e.g., Academy of Management Annals, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Nature: Human Behaviour, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, Psychological Science), and featured in major media outlets (e.g., BBC, The Economist, Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, NPR, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post).

Lu received his BA from Williams College (summa cum laude) and his PhD from Columbia Business School.

Honors

Lu wins Outstanding Dissertation Award

Publications

"Multicultural Experiences: A Systematic Review and New Theoretical Framework."

Maddux, William W., Jackson G. Lu, Salvatore Affinito, and Adam D. Galinsky. Academy of Management Annals. Forthcoming.

"Polluted Psyche: Is the Effect of Air Pollution on Unethical Behavior More Physiological or Psychological?"

Gong, Shiyang, Jackson G. Lu , John M. Schaubroeck, Qian Li, Qiwei Zhou, and Xiaoye Qian. Psychological Science Vol. 31, No. 8 (2020): 1040-1047.

"Fighting COVID-19 Misinformation on Social Media: Experimental Evidence for a Scalable Accuracy-Nudge Intervention."

Pennycook, Gordon, Jonathan McPhetres, Yunhao Zhang, Jackson G. Lu, and David G. Rand. Psychological Science Vol. 31, No. 7 (2020): 770-780.

"Air Pollution: A Systematic Review of Its Psychological, Economic, and Social Effects."

Lu, Jackson G. Current Opinion in Psychology Vol. 32, (2020): 52-65.

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