Oriane Georgeac

PhD Candidate in Organizational Behavior at London Business School

Currently on the job market, pursuing a tenure-track faculty position in organizational behavior


London Business School | London, UK | 2020 (Exp.)

Ph.D. program, Organizational Behavior 

M.Sc., Cognitive Science, cum laude 

University Paris Descartes (Paris V)  | Paris, France | 2014​

M.Sc., Management, Grande Ecole diploma

  • Exchange program at the University of Southern California (USC)  

HEC | Paris, France | 2013​

Research Interests
  • Diversity in the workplace

  • Cases for diversity

  • Intergroup relations

  • Perceptions of social progress

  • Gender inequality

  • Attitudes towards women

  • Motivation

  • Mindsets and lay theories

Research Experience

University of Amsterdam (UvA) | Department of Social Psychology | Amsterdam, The Netherlands | Jan.-July 2014 

Advisor: Dr Gerben van Kleef


  • "Psychological effects of power and control: An integration"

  • “From power perception to power affordance: The role of risk-taking behaviors” 

University of Aix-Marseille | Cognitive Psychology Lab (LPC) | Marseille, France | Feb.-Aug. 2013 

Advisor: Dr Pascal Huguet

Master’s thesis title: “Social regulation of cognitive processes: The impact of age-related stereotypes on senior workers in evaluative settings” 

Academic Publications

*denotes equal authorship

Georgeac, O. A. M., & Rattan, A. (2019). Progress in women's representation in top leadership weakens people's disturbance with gender inequality in other domains. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. Advance publication. https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2019-11350-001?doi=1

Georgeac, O. A. M.*, Rattan, A.*, & Effron, D. A. (in press). An exploratory investigation of Americans’ expression of gender bias before and after the 2016 presidential election. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 10(5), 632-642. 


Rattan, A., & Georgeac, O. A. M. (2017). Understanding intergroup relations through the lens of implicit theories (mindsets) of malleability. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 11(4), e12305. http://doi.org/10.1111/spc3.12305 

Rattan, A., & Georgeac, O. A. M. (in press). Mindsets about malleability and intergroup relations. In C. M. Zedelius, B. C. N. Müller & J. W. Schooler (Eds.), The science of lay theories – How beliefs shape our cognition, behavior, and health. 

Practitioner-Oriented Publications

Rattan, A., Chilazi, S., Georgeac, O. A. M., & Bohnet, I. (2019, June). Tackling the underrepresentation of women in the media. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from https://hbr.org/2019/06/tackling-the-underrepresentation-of-women-in-media

Georgeac, O. A. M., & Rattan, A. (2019, March). When people see more women at the top, they’re less concerned about gender inequality elsewhere. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from https://hbr.org/2019/03/research-when-people-see-more-women-at-the-top-theyre-less-concerned-about-gender-inequality-elsewhere

© 2019 Oriane Georgeac

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