Meet the faculty: Kaitlin Woolley

Kaitlin Woolley

Assistant professor of marketing at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Academic focus

Kaitlin Woolley joins the Johnson School with an academic focus on goals and motivation, consumer behavior, incentives, and decision making.


Woolley’s academic background includes a PhD in behavioral science from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

On joining the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

“I’m excited about the opportunity to collaborate with and learn from the outstanding group of researchers and scholars at the SC Johnson College of Business. The new changes and initiatives underway make this an exciting time to be joining the faculty.”

“The faculty across the various departments at Cornell are doing truly innovative research and I am excited to connect with them.”

Fun facts

In her free time, Woolley likes to read, go running, and knit. The last book she read was Commonwealth.