We are pleased to welcome Dolly Chugh to the University of Michigan for a discussion on how we affect social change. Dolly Chugh (she/her) is a social psychologist and management professor at the New York University Stern School of Business and the author of A More Just Future: Psychological Tools for Reckoning with our Past and Driving Social Change. She teaches MBA courses in leadership and management. Dolly’s excellence in teaching earned her the Distinguished Teaching Award in 2020, one of six professors selected from thousands at NYU. She was also one of five to receive the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Faculty Award in 2013.
Dolly’s research focuses on “bounded ethicality,” which she describes as the “psychology of good people.” Her work has been published in the leading psychology, economics, and management journals, and cited by many books and authors. She has been named an SPSP Fellow, received the Academy of Management Journal Best Paper award, been named one of the top 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics by Ethisphere Magazine, and received many other research honors.
Dolly is best known for her two books The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias (HarperCollins, 2018) and A More Just Future: Psychological Tools for Reckoning with our Past and Driving Social Change (Simon & Schuster, 2022).