John Burrows has been at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business since 2009. He is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science responsible for teaching Strategies and Processes of Negotiation. Previously he was a PhD student at Booth. In addition to teaching, Burrows also works in Chicago Booth’s Executive Education program where he develops, executes and manages Booth’s open enrollment and customized executive education programs on leadership.
Burrows’s current research addresses questions relating to firm and individual decision-making, collective intelligence and information pooling. Other teaching and research interests include organizational design, work-force analytics, social network analysis, and social capital.
Before moving into academia, Burrows was a partner with the management consulting firm Accenture. He also held senior roles in sales and marketing at enterprise software companies including Siebel and Oracle. Burrows has negotiated, sold, managed, and implemented complex, multi-national, multi-million dollar projects in North America, Europe, and APAC.
Burrows earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Vassar College in 1996, an MBA in General Management from Chicago Booth in 2008, and a PhD in Behavioral Science from Chicago Booth in 2014.