Andrew C. Hafenbrack

Andrew Hafenbrack is an Assistant Professor in the Management & Organisation Department at the Foster School of Business, University of Washington in Seattle. He obtained his PhD in Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD in 2015 and a B.S. in Decision Science from Carnegie Mellon in 2009. In 2012-2013, he was a visiting researcher at The Wharton School. He was a faculty member at Católica-Lisbon School of Business & Economics in Portugal for four years.

His research is in the areas of social psychology, occupational health, and micro organisational behaviour. His research on how mindfulness can influence decision-making, motivation, and generosity and the effects of cultural experiences on creativity, job offers, and person perception has been published in leading academic journals and covered in major press outlets. His current research examines the effects of mindfulness, innovation, and leadership on guilt, culture, and well-being.

Prof. Hafenbrack teaches courses in decision-making, management, emotion, and negotiation. He has also served as an informal adviser to several meditation start-ups. His personal website is

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