Andrew C. Hafenbrack

Andrew Hafenbrack is an Assistant Professor in the Organisational Behaviour department at Católica-Lisbon School of Business & Economics in Portugal. He obtained his PhD in Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD in Singapore 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.

His research is in the areas of social psychology, occupational health, and micro organisational behaviour. His research on how mindfulness can influence decision-making and job performance 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 effect of mindfulness on task motivation, guilt, generosity, and well-being.

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

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