Anita  Williams Woolley

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory




POS - Posner Hall - Room 360


Organizational Behavior and Theory


Harvard University - Ph D - 2003
Harvard University - MA - 2001
Harvard University - BA - 1995


  • Collective intelligence in teams and organizations
    Collective Intelligence

    (author(s): Anita Woolley, Ishani Aggarwal, Thomas Malone) MIT Press, 2015

  • Collective intelligence in computer-mediated collaboration emerges in different contexts and cultures

    (author(s): David Engel, Anita Woolley, Ishani Aggarwal, Christopher Chabris, Masamichi Takahashi, Keiichi Nemoto, Carolin Kaiser, Young Ji Kim, Thomas Malone) Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015)

  • Reading the mind in the eyes or reading between the lines? Theory of Mind predicts collective intelligence equally well online and face-to-face

    (author(s): David Engel, Anita Woolley, Lisa Jing, Christopher Chabris, Thomas Malone) PLoS One 9(12), 2014

  • Expertise and collective intelligence: when teams are (and are not) more than the sum of their parts
    Team Effectiveness: The Marketing & Management Collection

    Henry Stewart Talks, Ltd, 2013

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  • Matching contribution to expertise: The effect on group decision making and the role of gender composition

    (author(s): Anna Mayo, Anita Woolley, Rosalind Chow)

  • Cognitive style composition and creativity: The effect of shared cognition in teams

    (author(s): Ishani Aggarwal, Anita Woolley) Organization Science

  • Cognitive Versatility: A New Lens for Understanding Team Composition and Diversity

    (author(s): Ishani Aggarwal, Marco Molinaro, Anita Woolley)

  • Collective intelligence and team performance

    (author(s): Anita Woolley, Ishani Aggarwal, Thomas Malone) Current Directions in Psychological Science

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  • Academy of Management - Best Paper Award, Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division (2011)
  • Roman Weil Prize for the Best Unpublished Paper on Problem-Solving (2010)
  • Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Xerox Junior Faculty Chair (2010)
  • Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Faculty Giving Chair (2009)
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  • Editorial Review Board Member, Academy of Management Discoveries (2015 -)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Organization Science (2009 -)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Small Group Research (2008 -)


  • Managing People and Teams (45740)
    2014 Mini 1 Section: F, M
    2014 Mini 2 Section: A, B, C
    2013 Mini 2 Section: A, B, C, F, M
    2012 Mini 2 Section: A, B, C, F
  • Managing Organizations (45770)
    2011 Mini 1 Section: A, B, C
    2010 Mini 1 Section: A, B, C
  • Organizational Behavior (70311)
    2010 Section: A, B
    2009 Section: A, B
  • Workshop in Behavioral Research II (47907)
    2010 Section: A
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Anita  Williams Woolley