Dr. Kanov has been with the CBE since 2007. He earned his PhD in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan. His research broadly focuses on relationships and everyday interactions in organizations. In particular, he studies the dynamics of suffering and compassion in the workplace, and he is also interested in experiences of interpersonal connection and disconnection. He has published his research in various academic outlets including Academy of Management Review, Human Relations, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Business Ethics, and Harvard Business Review. Dr. Kanov teaches courses on organizational behavior and management topics including motivation, teamwork, negotiation and conflict management, diversity, and relationship management. His applied work focuses on helping people build and maintain high-quality work relationships, and he is a happily married father of two amazing kids.