Sandy Piderit is a lecturer in management at the Leavey School of Business. Her research and teaching interests include gender in negotiation, team and project leadership, and the dynamics of organizational change. She co-edited two academic books: The Handbook of Women in Business and Management (with Diana Bilimoria in 2007, Edward Elgar Publishers), and A Handbook of Transformative Cooperation: New Designs and Dynamics (with Ron Fry and David Cooperrider in 2007, Stanford University Press). Her research has been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, the Journal of Management Studies, and the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science.
Before coming to Santa Clara University, Professor Piderit was on the faculties of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA, and the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, OH. She has taught at Santa Clara since 2012.
She is a member of the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society and of the Academy of Management, where she served as a board member at large in the Organizational Development and Change division from 2005 to 2008.
She received her Bachelor of Arts from Case Western Reserve University and her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.