Ashleigh Shelby Rosette, PhD is Senior Associate Dean, Professor of Management and Organizations, and Center of Leadership and Ethics scholar at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

She is one of the foremost leading scholars on research that resides at the intersection of leadership, gender, and race. She is one of the most decorated teachers at Duke University’s Fuqua School having received the Teaching Excellence Award of the Year twelve times.

In her primary area of research, she studies how social rankings are initiated, sustained, and perpetuated as a result of diversity-related perceptions directed toward dominant and subordinate groups. In her secondary area of research, negotiations, she examines various     strategies that individuals employ to improve the negotiation process and negotiated outcome.

Her research has been published in academic journals, such as Academy of Management Journal; Organization Science; Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes;Journal of Applied Psychology; Psychological Science; Journal of Experimental Social Psychology; Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology; Group Decision & Negotiation and the Duke Journal of Gender and Public Policy. Her research has been featured in Forbes, The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Business Week, the Financial Times, USAToday, Huffington Post andNational Public Radio.

Professor Rosette’s teaching experience is varied and spans across several topics that center around two primary areas, Negotiations and Leadership. She has taught or is currently teaching: (1) Negotiations, (2) Leadership, (3) Leadership, Ethics, and Organizations, and/or (4) Women and Leadership.

She was ranked as one of the Fifty Most Influential Business Professors by, one of the Favorite Professors of the MBA Class of 2019 by Poet & Quants, and is the recipient of the 2019 PhD Project’s Trailblazer Award.

She provides consulting services on topics such as leadership, diversity, decision-making, and negotiations to an array of clients in varied industries, such as banking, auditing services, automobile manufacturing, medical services, and the social/non-profit sector.

In her current role as Senior Associate Dean of Executive MBA and Non-Degree Programs, she oversees the Weekend Executive MBA Program, the Global Executive MBA Program, Executive Education, Global Teams, and Information Technology.

She received her Bachelor in Business Administration degree and Master in Professional Accounting degree from the University of Texas at Austin. She received her Ph.D. in Management and Organizations from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Prior to her career in academia she worked as a CPA.