David Messick (vitae, pdf)
David Messick is the Morris and Alice Kaplan Professor of Ethics and Decision in Management at the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University. He has held this position since 1991, and is part of Kellogg’s Management and Organization Department. He is an Academic Advisor with the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics.
Previously he was a professor of psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he had been a faculty member since 1964. Professor Messick’s teaching and research interests are in the ethical and social aspects of decision making and information processing, and the psychology of leadership. He is the author of more than 150 articles, chapters, and edited books and his scholarly work has been published in prominent academic journals. Recently he has been named the Director of the newly endowed Ford Motor Company Center for Global Citizenship at Kellogg.