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Devon Proudfoot
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Devon Proudfoot

Assistant Professor
Human Resource Studies


Devon Proudfoot is an Assistant Professor of Human Resource Studies in the ILR School at Cornell University. Dr. Proudfoot's research examines stereotyping and discrimination, how creativity is evaluated, and the fundamental motives underlying employees' organizational attitudes and behaviors.

Her work has been published in journals such as Psychological Science, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, and Research in Organizational Behavior.

Prior to joining the faculty at Cornell, Devon Proudfoot completed her PhD in Management and Organizations at Duke University. She also holds a MSc In Social Psychology from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA in Psychology from McGill University.


Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Devon Proudfoot, E. Allan Lind. 2014. Fairness Heuristic Theory, the Uncertainty Management Model, and Fairness at Work.. in Oxford Handbook of Justice in Work Organizations . Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2014. M. Ambrose & R. Cropanzano. (371 – 385)

Book Sections

  • Steven Shepherd, Devon Proudfoot. 2017. System Justification. in The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Behavior. 2017. F. M. Moghaddam .

Honors and Awards

  • Best Paper Award, GDO Division, Academy of Management . 2015
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, GDO Division, Academy of Management . 2014