Ph. D., Management, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1996 Emphasis: Social Psychology and Research Methods
MBA, University of Utah, 1980
BS, Business Management, Brigham Young University, 1977
Professor Callister studies and publishes in top academic journals on conflict and anger expressions in organizations, dispute resolution in other cultures, and the impact of gender on careers. Professor Callister led a major campus change effort as the Principal Investigator on a $3 million NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant.
She leads workshops and teaches courses on negotiation and third party dispute resolution.
Professor Callister is the recipient of multiple awards for her research and teaching.
She has held the Vernon Maughan Buehler and Maree C. Buehler Endowed Professorship since 2006. In 2009 she was selected as the Utah State University Women and Gender Research Institute’s Distinguished Professor in 2009. She was selected as the College of Business Researcher of the Year in 2007 and the College of Business Teacher of the Year in 2001.
Dr. Callister is active in several professional organizations and has held administrative positions within the Academy of Management in the Conflict Management Division and in the International Association of Conflict Management.
She previously served on the editorial board of Academy of Management Learning and Education and Negotiation and Conflict Management Research and as an ad hoc reviewer for the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Organizational Behavior and a number of others.
Researcher of the Year - 2007
Huntsman Professor's Video Could Be Posted On Famous TED.com Website--If You Watch It (The Huntsman Post - December 2012)
Reducing Barriers to Women’s Contributions” Talk Featured at USU TEDx Event (Huntsman School Press Release - November 2012)
Professor is recognize for her research that has helped bridge the equality gap (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Fall 2009)
Bridging the equality gap (The Huntsman Post - Summer 2009)
Conflict and anger expressions in organizations, dispute resolution in other cultures, and the impact of gender on careers.
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