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Christina Ting Fong
Office: 132
Phone: 206-543-4878
Fax: 206-543-3968

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: 353226
Seattle, WA 98195-3226

Christina Ting Fong

Teaching Professor of Management
Michael G. Foster Endowed Professor
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs


PhD Stanford University (2003)
MA Stanford University (2000)
BA Williams College (1998)

Academic Expertise

organizational behavior

Current Research

Emotions in the workplace, Creativity and innovation, Power and politics, Self enhancement and impression management

Positions Held

Joined the University of Washington in 2003

Selected Publications

  1. Overcoming the self-promotion dilemma: Interpersonal attraction and extra help as a consequence of who sings one’s praises
    Journal Article:Pfeffer, J., Fong, C.T., Cialdini, R.B., & Portnoy, R.R., (2006). Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 49, pp. 1016-1030.
  2. The effects of emotional ambivalence on creativity
    Journal Article:Fong, C.T., (2006). Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 49, pp. 1016-1030.
  3. Using the concept of self-enhancement to build an integrated model of power and influence
    Journal Article:Pfeffer, J., & Fong, C.T., (2005). Organization Science, Vol. 16, pp. 372-388.
  4. Assessing business schools: A reply to Connolly (forthcoming)
    Journal Article:Pfeffer, J., & Fong, C.T., (2003). Academy of Management: Learning and Education,
  5. The end of business schools? Less success than meets the eye
    Journal Article:Pfeffer, J., & Fong, C.T., (2002). Academy of Management Learning & Education, Vol. 1(1), pp. 78-96.
  6. Dueling experiences and dual ambivalences: Emotional and motivational ambivalence of women in high status positions
    Journal Article:Fong, C.T., & Tiedens, L.Z., (2002). Motivation and Emotion, Vol. 26(1), pp. 105-121.
  7. Automatic activation of stereotypes: The role of self-image threat
    Journal Article:Spencer, S., Fein, S., Wolfe, C., Fong, C.T., & Duinn, M., (1999). Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 24, pp. 1139-1152.
  8. “I’m innocent!”: Effects of training on judgments of truth and deception in the interrogation room
    Journal Article:Kassin, S.M., & Fong, C.T., (1999). Law and Human Behavior, Vol. 23(5), pp. 499-516.

Honors and Awards

University of Washington Distinguished Teaching Award, 2011
Grant recipient, Business and Economic Development Center, UW, 2009
Nominee, Faculty Mentor award, UW Doctoral Business School Association, 2006-2008
Winner, Academy of Management Learning and Education 2004
Best Paper Award for "The End of Business Schools? Less Success than meets the Eye?" with Pfeffer, J., 2005

Academic Service

Editorial Board Member, Academy of Management Review
Editorial Board Member, Academy of Management Learning and Education
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Management Studies
Reviewer, Academy of Management Journal
Reviewer, Administrative Science Quarterly
Reviewer, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
Reviewer, Organization Science

Courses Taught

I teach Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Negotiations, and the Global Business Forum to Undergrads, MBAs, Evening MBAs, and Executive MBAs.