Alia J. Crum

Post Doctoral Research Scholar

Management

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Alia Crum

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ajc2216@columbia.edu

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212-854-3778

Teaching and research interest

Dr. Alia Crum is an Adjunct Professor of Management and Postdoctoral Scholar at Columbia Business School. Dr. Crum received her PhD from Yale University and BA degree from Harvard University. Her research examines the effect of mindsets - the lenses through which information is perceived, organized, and interpreted - on important outcomes such as work performance, interpersonal behavior, and physiological health. To date, her research has won several awards including a Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize, the William Harris Prize, and notoriety in several popular media including the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, and in The New York Times Magazine's 2007 "Year in Ideas." In 2006, Alia received the Certificate of Distinction in Teaching award for Harvard's course entitled "The Psychology of Leadership" and since has assisted in the roll out of several organizational behavior courses at Yale School of Management including Interpersonal Dynamics and Emotional Intelligence. In addition to her academic research and teaching, Dr. Crum has worked as a clinical psychologist for the VA healthcare system and an organizational trainer and consultant, creating, delivering, and evaluating workshops on conflict and stress management for corporations including UBS, Wal-mart, Amgen, and Colgate-Palmolive.

Courses taught

Chapters

Mindfulness and Stress In The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness (2014)
Author(s): Alia Crum, Chris Lyddy

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Emotionally Intelligent Happiness In Oxford Handbook of Happiness (2013)
Author(s): Alia Crum, Peter Salovey

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The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Positive Psychology In The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology (2008)
Author(s): M. Brackett, Alia Crum, Peter Salovey

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Journal articles

Rethinking Stress: The Role of Mindsets in Determining the Stress Response In Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2013)
Author(s): Alia Crum, Peter Salovey, Shawn Achor

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Mind Over Milkshakes: Mindsets, Not Actual Nutrients, Determine Ghrelin Response In Health Psychology (2011)
Author(s): Alia Crum, William Corbin, Kelly Brownell, Peter Salovey

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Mindset Matters: Exercise and the Placebo Effect In Psychological Science (2007)
Author(s): Alia Crum, Ellen Langer

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Working Papers

Capitalizing on Stress: Changing Mindsets to Harness the Beneficial Psychological, Physiological, and Performance Effects of Stress (2013)
Author(s): Alia Crum, Modupe Akinola

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Catalyzing Dialectics: How Tension Stimulates Thought and Behavior (2013)
Author(s): H. Hershfield, Adam Galinsky, Alia Crum

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Channeling Arousal Through Altering Mindset: The Adaptive Role of Elevated Cortisol in Negotiation Outcomes (2013)
Author(s): Ilona Fridman, Shira Mor, Alia Crum, Modupe Akinola, Michael Morris

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Creating Reality: How Seemingly Small Changes in Subjective Mindset Produce Objective Changes in Health, Performance, and Behavior (2013)
Author(s): Alia Crum, Damon Phillips

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It's Just Water? The Effect of Mindset and Shared Reality on the Physical, Psychological and Performance Effects of Water (2013)
Author(s): Alia Crum, Damon Phillips, E. Tory Higgins

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Stress Mindset and Standardized Testing (2013)
Author(s): J. Rothstein, Alia Crum

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The Grace of Control: How Reflecting on What We Can Control Increases Physiological and Psychological Well-Being (2013)
Author(s): S. Shim, Alia Crum, Adam Galinsky

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Toward an Integrated Positive Psychology: Three Spheres of Perception (2013)
Author(s): Alia Crum

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