Catherine H. Tinsley

Catherine H. Tinsley ( is the Raffini Professor of Management, and chair of the management group at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. She is also a faculty fellow for the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy, and director of the Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Institute. Aside from studying how people process risk, her newest research looks to enhance people’s receptivity to opposing points of view, and how leaders can re-frame failure to increase motivation in their workforce. She also studies how factors such as culture, reputations, and gender influence negotiation and conflict resolution.