Joined Stern 2011
Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 7-57
New York, NY 10012
Nathan Pettit joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations in 2011. He teaches the undergraduate core course “Management and Organizations.”
Professor Pettit’s research focuses on the behavioral consequences of experiencing and desiring status. Specifically, he examines the conditions under which drives to maintain and attain status can either help or harm individuals’ personal well-being and group performance. His work has been published in multiple management and psychology journals as well as featured in various media outlets.
Prior to joining NYU Stern, Professor Pettit taught a class entitled “Leading Teams” at the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Outside of academia, Professor Pettit has served as an external consultant focusing on issues of team dynamics and employee performance for multiple organizations.
Ph.D., Management, 2011
M.A., Social-Organizational Psychology, 2006
M.P.S., Statistics, 2003
B.S., Statistics, 2002