Psychology University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Educational Psychology University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Political Science Carleton College
Brandon Sullivan, PhD, is a Sr. Lecturer in the Work and Organizations Department in the Carlson School of Management. He is also Sr. Director of Leadership and Talent Development for the University of Minnesota (https://humanresources.umn.edu/leadership-talent-development/ltd-team). Prior to joining the University, Brandon led a global talent assessment and employee engagement team at Target Corporation and was a partner in a talent management consultancy specializing in executive leadership assessment and selection.
Brandon has presented at numerous national and international conferences and his research has been published in leading journals, including Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, the Journal of Personality, and the Journal of Vocational Behavior. A paper he co-authored on negotiator reputations received the 2010 Most Influential Paper Award from the Conflict Management Division of the Academy of Management. He co-edited the 2007 book Cooperation: The Political Psychology of Effective Human Interaction, which brought together top researchers in psychology, organizational behavior, sociology, and political science.
Honors and Awards
Excellence in HR Practices Award, College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, Midwest Region, 2014
Most Influential Paper Award, Conflict Management Division, Academy of Management, 2010
Strategic Priority Award, Target Corporation, 2010
Organizational Effectiveness Leadership Award, Target Corporation, 2010
Graduate Student Research Award, Society for Vocational Psychology, American Psychological Association, 2005
Graduate Student Research Competition Award, Association for Psychological Science, 2002