Kimberly Wade-Benzoni



Academic Area: Management and Organizations
Phone Number: +1.919.660.2895

Teaching / Research Interests

Intergenerational Behavior & Decisions, Ethics, Social Issues in Management, Social Entrepreneurship, Conflict & Negotiation

Mailing Information

Duke University: The Fuqua School of Business
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708


Kimberly Wade-Benzoni is a Professor of Management & Organizations and Center of Leadership and Ethics Scholar at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.  Professor Wade-Benzoni is an internationally recognized leading scholar in the area of intergenerational decision making and she has received numerous competitive awards for her research from organizations such as the International Association for Conflict Management, State Farm Companies Foundation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Science Foundation.

Her research on intergenerational decisions, ethics, and environmental issues has been published in leading management and psychology journals including the Academy of  Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, Business Ethics Quarterly, the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personality and Social Psychology Review, Psychological Science, Research in Organizational Behavior, and others. She is co-editor of the book, Environment, Ethics, and Behavior: The Psychology of Environmental Valuation and Degradation and co-editor of a special issue of American Behavioral Scientist on environmental issues. She has held a variety of leadership positions including serving on the Duke University Academic Council, the executive committee for the Conflict Management Division of the Academy of Management, and editorial boards of leading management journals including the Academy of Management Review and the Academy of Management Journal.

Her teaching expertise includes a variety of management core and elective courses including Navigating Organizations, Negotiations, and Power & Influence. Prior to joining Fuqua, she served on the faculties at the Stern School of Business at New York University and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University where she won a teaching award for her negotiations course. Professor Wade-Benzoni received her Ph.D. and M.S. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and her B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. Prior to her academic career, she worked for Verizon in a variety of positions including systems engineering, market research, corporate education & training, and corporate sales.