Researcher biography

Justin is a Lecturer of Management in the UQ Business School at the University of Queensland. Justin joined the UQ Business School in 2020, after teaching at the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario, Canada. His teaching focus has been on Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management, and he currently focuses on Wise Leadership. Justin has an Honors Bachelor of Science with a double degree in Cognitive Science & Artificial Intelligence and Psychology from the University of Toronto, and he earned his Masters and PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Waterloo. Justin's principle research interest is in understanding how people reason through complex social problems, with specific interests in reducing bias and developing and practicing wisdom. This focus has led to research at interpersonal, group, organizational, and societal levels, sparking many projects in topics such as cooperation, social economic status, teamwork, intergroup bias, and leadership. Justin's work has been published in prestigious scientific journals such as Nature Human Behaviour, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Proceedings of the Royal Society, Journal of Intelligence, as well as the latest edition of the renown Cambridge Handbook of Wisdom. Justin has presented his research at international conferences such as the Academy of Management, International Association of Conflict Management, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and was presented with the Kellogg School of Management's Dispute Resolution Center Scholar Award. Justin serves as ad hoc reviewer for a broad range of scientific journals such as Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology and Journal of Cognitive Development. Justin's work has been featured in several popular media outlets such as and, and one of his articles is one of the top 10 most upvoted social psychology papers on Reddit.