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Academic Employment

Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations

New York University, Stern School of Business

2015-present

 

Visiting Research Scholar

University of Melbourne (Australia), Centre for Workplace Leadership

2017

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Psychology

Columbia University

2013 - 2015

Education

 

Ph.D in Psychology and Social Policy

Princeton University

2013

 

M.A. in Psychology

Princeton University

2010

 

B.A. in Psychology (Highest Distinction, High Honors)

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2006

Awards, Honors, Fellowships, & Grants

 

Swiss National Science Foundation Research Grant ("Fighting discrimination at employment: Can applicants help 

  reduce bias?"; Project Partner with PI Franciska Krings, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.)

  Total award: 630,000 Swiss Francs ($630,000 USD) (2019)

Center for Global Economy and Business Research Award (2016-2018)

Society for Human Resource Management Foundation (Research Donation) (2017)

Rising Star, Association for Psychological Science (2015)

Justice Initiative Pilot Grant, Columbia University (2014)

Nominee, Emerging Alumni Scholars Award, Princeton University (2013)

American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award (2011)

SPSSI Clara Mayo Award for Pre-Dissertation Research on Prejudice (2010)

Social Science Research Council, Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship in Discrimination Studies (2010)

Joint Degree Fellowship in Psychology and Social Policy (2009-2013)

Finalist, Humane Studies Fellowship (2009)

Phi Beta Kappa (2006)

Otto Graf Undergraduate Honors Research Grant (2005; declined)

Tanner Memorial Research Award (for Innovative and Meritorious Undergraduate Psychology Research; 2005)

James B. Angell Scholar (7 terms; 2003-2006)

Scholarly Journal Publications

North, M.S. & Shakeri, A. (in press). Workplace subjective age multidimensionality: Generation, Age, Tenure, Experience (GATE). Work, Aging and Retirement.

 

Nagy, N., Fasbender, U., & North, M.S. (in press). Youthfuls, Matures and Veterans: Subtyping subjective age in late career employees. Work, Aging and Retirement.

 

North, M.S. (2019). A GATE to understanding "older" workers: Generation, Age, Tenure Experience. Academy of Management Annals, 13(2), 414-443.

Martin, A.E., North, M.S., & Phillips, K.W. (2019). Intersectional escape: Older women elude prescriptive stereotypes more than older men. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45(3), 342-359.

North, M.S., & Fiske, S.T. (2016). Resource scarcity and prescriptive attitudes generate subtle, intergenerational older-worker exclusion. Journal of Social Issues, 72(1), 119-141.

 

North, M.S., & Fiske, S.T. (2015). Modern attitudes toward older adults in the aging world: A cross-cultural meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 141(5) 993-1021.

 

North, M.S., & Fiske, S.T. (2015). Intergenerational tensions in the workplace and beyond: Individual, Interpersonal, Institutional, International. Research in Organizational Behavior, 35, 159-179. Translated into Spanish as: Tensiones intergeneracionales sobre recursos en el lugar de trabajo y más allá: Individual, interpersonal, institucional, internacional. (George A. Jachewatzky-Hashaviah, Ecuadorian National Council for Intergenerational Equality, Trans.)

Masip, D., North, M.S., Todorov, A., & Osherson, D.N. (2014). Automated prediction of preferences using facial expressions. PLoS ONE, 9(2), e87434.

North, M.S., & Fiske, S.T. (2013). A prescriptive, intergenerational-tension ageism scale: Succession, Identity, and Consumption (SIC). Psychological Assessment, 25(3), 706-713. Scale translated into Lithuanian as: Nuostatų dėl amžiaus skalė. (Tomas lazdauskas, Trans.)

 

North, M.S., & Fiske, S.T. (2013). Act your (old) age: Prescriptive, ageist biases over Succession, Consumption, and Identity. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39(6), 720-734.

 

North, M.S., & Fiske, S.T. (2013). Subtyping ageism: Policy issues in Succession and Consumption. Social Issues and Policy Review, 7(1), 36-57.

North, M.S., Todorov, A., & Osherson, D.N. (2012). Accuracy of inferring self- and other-preferences from spontaneous facial expressions. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 36(4), 227-233.

 

North, M.S., & Fiske, S.T. (2012). An inconvenienced youth? Ageism and its potential intergenerational roots. Psychological Bulletin, 138(5), 982-997.

   

    *Reprinted in S.T. Fiske (Ed.) (2013), Social Cognition. Sage.
 

North, M.S., Todorov, A., & Osherson, D.N. (2010). Inferring the preferences of others from spontaneous, low-emotional facial expressions. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46(6), 1109-1113.

 

*Melamed, D., & North, M.S. (2010). The future in inequality. Social Psychology Quarterly, 73(4), 346-347.

   

    *Equal author contribution.

 

Niiya, Y., Ballantyne, R., North, M.S., & Crocker, J. (2008). Gender, contingencies of self-worth, and achievement goals as predictors of academic cheating in a controlled, laboratory setting. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 30(1), 76-83.

Book Chapters and Specialized Journal Articles

Francioli, S., & North, M.S. (2019). The older worker: Gender and age discrimination in the workplace. Invited for K.W. Schaie and S.L. Willis (Eds.), Handbook of the Psychology of Aging (9th Edition). London: Elsevier.

North, M.S. (2019). Intergenerational resource tensions. Invited for D. Gu & M.E. Dupre (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging. New York: Springer.

North, M.S., & Fiske, S.T. (2017). Succession, consumption, and identity: Prescriptive ageism domains. In T.D. Nelson (ed.), Ageism: Stereotyping and Prejudice against Older Persons (2nd Edition) (pp. 77-103). New York: Oxford University Press.

North, M.S. (2015). Ageism stakes its claim in the social sciences. Generations, 39(3), 29-33.

North, M.S., & Fiske, S.T. (2014). Social categories create and reflect inequality: Psychological and sociological insights. In J. Cheng, J. Tracy, & C. Anderson (Eds.), The Psychology of Social Status (pp. 243-265)New York: Springer.

 

Fiske, S.T., & North, M.S. (2014). Measures of stereotyping and prejudice: Barometers of bias. In G. Boyle & D. Saklofske (Eds.), Measures of Personality & Social Psychological Constructs (pp. 684-718)Elsevier/Academic Press.

North, M.S., & Fiske, S.T. (2013). Driven to exclude: How core social motives explain social exclusion. In C.N. DeWall (Ed.), Handbook of Social Exclusion (pp. 31-42). New York: Oxford University Press.

North, M.S., & Fiske, (2012). The history of social cognition. In A.W. Kruglanski & W. Stroebe (Eds.), Handbook of the History of Social Psychology (pp. 81-100). New York: Psychology Press.

North, M.S., Gleacher, A.A., Radigan, M., Greene, L., Levitt, J.M., Chassman, J., & Hoagwood, K. (2008). Evidence-Based Treatment and Dissemination Center (EBTDC): Bridging the research-practice gap in New York State. Report on Emotional & Behavioral Disorders in Youth, 8(1), 9-16.

Working Papers (Under Review / In Revision)

 

Francioli, S., & North, M.S. Youngism: The content, causes, and consequences of prejduces toward younger adults.

To, C., O'Connor, K., & North, M.S. Sagacity spillover: Relative maturity fosters conscientious cognition and behavior.

North, M.S., O'Connor, K., & To, C. Productive age diversity.

 

Martin, A. & North, M.S. Equality for (almost) all: Social egalitarians reject sexism and racism, but not ageism. 

Zhang, T. & North, M.S. Wunderkind wisdom: Younger advisers offer surprisingly effective advice. 

Sharps, D., Chatman, J., Kray, L., & North, M.S. Gendered discrimination through the ages: An intersectional investigation of perceptions of men and women at different career stages.

North, M.S., & Zhang, X. Pension tension: Retirement annuity predicts ageism across countries and cultures.

Abdou, C.M., Gonzales, K., Harawa, N., Acosta Valle, D., Bisht, C., del Pino, H., Johansson, P. McBride, S., North, M.S., Roman, C., Sirey, J., Thomas, C.S., & Vasi, E. Stigma and minority aging. 

Flamion, A. & North, M.S. The ebb and flow of age attitudes among the young over time.

Other Writing

North, M.S. (2017, March 24). Millennials and baby boomers are taught to hate each other--but they need each other to survive. Quartz.

North, M.S. (2017, March 9). Young workers expect their older colleagues to get out of the way. The Conversation.

North, M.S. (2017, February 15). Millennials and Boomers feel like they're living in two different Americas--and that's a big problem. Quartz.

North, M.S. (2016, October 5). Don't let rift between generations spark a toxic era of ageism. New Scientist.

North, M.S. (2014). Changing our perceptions of older workers. Executive briefing for the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation.

 

North, M.S., & Hershfield, H.E. (2014, April 8). Four ways to adapt to an aging workforce. Harvard Business Review.

   

    *HBR's "Management Tip of the Day" (2014, June 16).

 

North, M.S., & Hershfield, H.E. (2014, April 22). Psychologists report: Getting older isn't all bad. SPSP Blog.

 

North, M.S., & Fiske, S.T. (2013, September 5). Great (age-based) expectations. SPSP Connections.

 

Invited Talks

University of Lausanne (Switzerland), Organizational Behavior Department (April 2019)

New York University, NYU Aging Incubator Seminar Series (February 2019)

Harvard University, Center for Population and Development Studies (November 2018)

Purdue University, Department of Psychological Sciences (April 2018)

National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, Workshop on Ageing and Disability: Beyond 

  Stereotypes to Inclusion (October 2017)

Society for Human Resource Management, Aging Workforce Executive Forum (October 2017)

Berkeley Haas School of Business, Management of Organizations Colloquium (April 2017)

University of Melbourne (Australia), Faculty of Business and Economics (3 talks; February 2017)

Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research Preconference

  (Keynote) (November 2016)

Rutgers University, Department of Psychology, Social Psychology Colloquium (October 2016)

Aging as Future Conference, Nuremberg, Germany (Keynote) (July 2016)

University of Zurich, Department of Psychology, Developmental Colloquium (March 2016)

Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health (April 2015)

LiveOn NY, Annual Conference (January 2015)

New York University, Stern School of Business (November 2014)

Society for Human Resource Management, Executive Roundtable on the Aging Workforce (June 2014)

New York University, Department of Psychology (April 2014)

Columbia University, Department of Psychology (November 2013)

Columbia University, Columbia Business School (February 2013)

Princeton University, Alumni Association (December 2010)

 

Chaired Symposia

 

Kauffman, M., & North, M.S. (May 2017). Promoting age diversity and preventing age discrimination in the workplace. Presented at the 2017 Congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, Dublin, Ireland. Speakers: Michael S. North, David Weiss, Irina Gioaba, Michele Kaufmann, Lisa Finkelstein.

Wallen, A.S., & North, M.S. (August, 2015). Challenges and considerations for employing the aging workforce. Presented at the 75th annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada. Speakers: Michael S. North, Aaron S. Wallen, Ursula Staudinger, Cheryl Paullin, Mark Schmit.

 

North, M.S., & Fiske, S.T. (January, 2012). Prejudice against some prejudices? Under-studied biases in social psychology. Presented at the 13th Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, San Diego, CA. Speakers: Michael S. North, Nicole M. Stephens, Peter Hegarty, & Chris Crandall.

 

Selected Conference Talks

 

Zhang, T., & North, M.S. (July 2019). Reverse advising: What goes down when advice goes up the hierarchy. Presented at the 79th annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Martin, A..E, & North, M.S. (July 2019). Equality for (almost) all: Social egalitarians reject sexism and racism, but not ageism. Presented at the 2019 International Association for Conflict Management Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Zhang, T., & North, M.S. (July 2019). Wunderkind wisdom: Younger advisers discount their effectiveness. Presented at the 2019 International Association for Conflict Management Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Francioli, S., & North, M.S. (February 2019). Anti-young ageism: Content, causes, and consequences of prejudice toward younger adults. Presented at the 20th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Portland, OR.

North, M.S. (November 2018). Intersectional escape: Older women elude prescriptive stereotypes more than older men. Presented at the annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA. 

Francioli, S., & North, M.S. (August 2018). Unpacking stereotype content and key predictors of attitudes toward younger adults. Presented at the 78th annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.

Zhang, T., & North, M.S. (August 2018). Wunderkind wisdom: Younger advisers discount their impact in reverse advising contexts. Presented at the 78th annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.

North, M.S. (April 2018). Intersectional escape: Older women elude prescriptive stereotypes more than older men. Presented at Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Chicago, IL. 

 

North, M.S. (May 2017). Intergenerational tensions in the workplace and beyond: Individual, interpersonal, institutional, and international. Presented at the 2017 Congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, Dublin, Ireland. 

 

North, M.S. & Hershfield, H.E. (August, 2016) The future is yours: Cultivating the entrepreneurial spirit with a future-self approach. Presented at the 76th annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, California.

Martin, A.E., North, M.S., & Phillips, K.W. (August, 2016). The granny buffer: Older women avoid prescriptive stereotypes more than older men. Presented at the 76th annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, California.

North, M.S. (August, 2015). Intergenerational tensions in the workplace and beyond. Presented at the 75th annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada.

 

North, M.S. (May, 2015). Prescriptive age stereotypes: Individual, interpersonal, institutional, and international. Presented at the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.

 

North, M.S., & Fiske, S.T. (January, 2012). An inconvenienced youth: Ageism as intergenerational tension. Presented at the 13th Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, San Diego, CA.

 

North, M.S., & Fiske, S.T.* (July, 2011). An inconvenienced youth: Ageism's intergenerational tensions over Succession, Identity, Consumption (SIC). Presented as part of Symposium on Complicating demographic categories: The social psychology behind the boxes checked, at the meetings of the European Association of Social Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden. *(presenter)

 

North, M.S. (April, 2010). Succession, Identity, & Consumption: An intergenerational, prescriptive approach to ageism. Presented at the Four College Conference, New York University, New York, NY.

 

North, M.S. (November, 2009). A new approach to ageism: Succession, Identity, and Consumption. Presented at the Bridging Social Psychologies Conference, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

Teaching Experience

 

New York University Stern School of Business

Management and Organizations, Fall 2018

Average Instructor Rating (3 sections): 5.0/5.0, 5.0/5.0, 4.9/5.0

Understudied 101: Overlooked Topics in Social Cognition and Organizational Behavior, Spring 2018

[Self-developed Ph.D seminar; instructor rating N/A]

Management and Organizations, Fall 2017

Average Instructor Rating (3 sections): 7.0/7.0, 7.0/7.0, 7.0/7.0

Management and Organizations, Fall 2016

Average Instructor Rating (1 section): 7.0/7.0

Management and Organizations, Fall 2015

Average Instructor Rating (2 sections): 6.9/7.0, 6.8/7.0

 

Princeton University (Assistant Instructor)

Quantitative Methods (3 sections), Fall 2011

Average Instructor Rating (3 sections): 4.8/5.0, 4.6/5.0, 4.8/5.0

Professional Service

 

NYU Stern Department of Management & Organizations

Course Coordinator, undergraduate core course "Management & Organizations" (2017-)

Faculty Annual Merit Review Committee (2018)

Management & Organizations Department Faculty Liaison, Stern Behavioral Lab (2016-2018)

External Review Committee, Research (2018)

NYU Stern Management & Organizations Graduate Program

Faculty Reader, Doctoral Student 2nd-year Paper (2018 Thea Tomova)

Faculty Grader, Doctoral Student Competence Exam (2018 Thea Tomova; 2017 Stephane Francioli)

Faculty Discussant, East Coast Doctoral Conference (previously called Columbia-Stern Ph.D Student Conference (2015, 2016, 2019)

NYU Stern Undergraduate Program

Honors Thesis Supervisor, Stern Honors Program (2017-2018; 2019-2020) (3 students; Samyak Jain, Jodie Miller, Angela Shakeri)

Session Leader, Undergraduate Orientation Social Dialogue (2019)

Faculty Mentor, "Proud to be First" (First Year/First Generation) (2019)

Faculty Supervisor, Stern Program for Undergraduate Research (15 students) (2017-)

Independent Study Supervisor (1 student) (Fall 2017)

NYU Stern MBA Program

LAUNCH Facilitator (2017)

NYU Stern (General)

New Faculty Orientation, Teaching Faculty Panel (2018)

AACSB Reaccreditation, Junior Faculty Meeting Group (2019)

New York University (School-wide)

Faculty Advisory Board, Wasserman Center for Career Development

Steering Committee, NYU Aging Incubator

External Service

Thesis Committee Member: Irina Gioaba (University of Lausanne, Switzerland), Tomoe Hashimoto (Minerva University)  (2019)

Invited Committee Member, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Committee on Consideration of Generational Issues in Workplace Management and Employment (2019-2020)

Ad-hoc reviewer: American Psychologist; British Journal of Social Psychology; Chinese Science Bulletin; Current Biology; Current Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Emotion; Frontiers in Psychology; Group Processes & Intergroup Relations; In-Mind Magazine; International Journal of Aging and Human Development; International Journal of Ageing and Later Life; International Journal of Psychology; Journal of Aging Science; Journal of Applied Social Psychology; Journal of Experimental Social Psychology; Journal of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences;  Journal of Organizational Behavior; Journal of Personality & Social Psychology; Journal of Population Ageing; Journal of Social Issues; Nordic Psychology; Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin; Psychological Record; Psychological Reports; Psychological Science; Psychology and Aging; Psychology, Public Policy, & Law; Research on Aging; Sex Roles; Social Cognition; Social Currents; Social Psychology.

Professional Memberships

 

Academy of Management (AOM)

Association for Psychological Science (APS)

Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)

Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)

Expert Witness Testimony

 

In the matter of John Doe for change of birth record. Retained by Kathryn M. Lammers, Esq., Heimerl & Lammers LLC, Minneapolis, MN.

© 2019 Michael S. North

Last update 9-14-19

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