Vanessa Bohns
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Vanessa Bohns is a social psychologist and a tenured professor of organizational behavior at Cornell. She holds a PhD in Psychology from Columbia and an AB from Brown. Professor Bohns has been a Visiting Scholar at the NYU Stern School of Business and has taught at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. Her research has been published in top academic journals in psychology, management, and law, and has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, and The Economist, among other media outlets. Her popular and business writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Harvard Business Review, and her first book You Have More Influence Than You Think (2021, Norton) was published last September. She lives in upstate New York with her husband and two daughters.