Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Teaching Professor

Irina Cojuharenco

Hayden Hall 120C
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000




PhD in Economics and Management, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
MSc in Economics and Management, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Bachelor in Economics, Universitatea Libera Internationala, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Cojuharenco has research interests in the area of organizational justice, unethical behavior, creativity and knowledge sharing, and judgment and decision making. Her teaching interests include undergraduate and graduate level courses in organizational behavior/organizational theory, negotiation, and leadership.

Industry & Academic Experience

Professor Cojuharenco started her professional career as an economist in investment promotion and commercial banking during the times of economic transition in her home country, the Republic of Moldova. She since pursued an academic career completing her graduate education in Barcelona, Spain. Prior to joining Northeastern University, she has taught at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in Washington DC and Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics in Lisbon, Portugal. She is an active member of the Academy of Management, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Society for Judgment and Decision Making, European Association for Decision Making, and European Association for Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP).

Awards & Recognition

Academy of Management OB Division Outstanding Reviewer Award 2014


Selected Publications

Fortin, M., Cojuharenco, I., Patient, D., & German, H. (2016). It's time for justice: A review of the literature on organizational justice and time. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 37, S30-S56.

Singh, H., Aggarwal, R., & Cojuharenco, I. (2015). Strike a happy medium: The effect of IT-knowledge on VCs' overconfidence in IT-investments. MIS Quarterly, 39, 887-908.

Cojuharenco, I., & Sguera, F. (2014). When empathic concern and perspective taking matter for ethical judgment: The role of time hurriedness. Journal of Business Ethics, 130, 717-725.

Cojuharenco, I., & Patient, D. (2013). Workplace fairness versus unfairness: Examining the differential salience of facets of organizational justice. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 86, 371-393.

Cojuharenco, I., Patient, D., & Bashshur, M. (2011). Seeing the "forest" or the "trees" of organizational justice: Effects of temporal perspective on employee concerns about unfair treatment at work. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 116, 17-31.


Selected Presentations

When leaders ask questions: Is there a humbleness premium and a competence penalty? (with Natalia Karelaia), the Society for Judgment and Decision Making Conference (SJDM 2016), Boston, MA.

The effect of leader self-identity on team performance and counterproductive work behavior (with Carlos Ferreira Peralta), the Academy of Management Meeting 2016, Anaheim, CA.

Effects of intrapersonal and interpersonal psychological distance on moral choice (with Kristin Smith-Crowe), the Academy of Management Meeting 2015, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

Identity structure as an escape from entrapment (with Deborah Ancona), the Academy of Management Meeting 2013, Orlando, FL.

Unravelling the paradoxical effects of psychological distance on moral reasoning (with Kristin Smith-Crowe), the Academy of Management Meeting 2013, Orlando, FL.