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"Rae" Yunzi Tan


"Rae" Yunzi Tan

assistant professor
School of Public and International Affairs


Contact Information:

Phone: 410.837.5329

Ph.D., M.Phil, M.A., Columbia University
B.A., University of Southern California

"Rae" Yunzi Tan is currently assistant professor of Negotiations and Conflict Management with the School of Public and International Affairs in the College of Public Affairs at the University of Baltimore. Her primary research lies at the intersection of diversity, conflict management, and teams in organizational contexts. Tan’s other research interests include team-based diversity training, organizational conflict management interventions, change management, and organizational justice.

Prior to joining UB, Tan was associate adjunct professor of Psychology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, where she taught graduate-level course topics on conflict management in organizations, groups/teams, experimental research methods, and organizational culture and change. Aside from her teaching and research experiences, Tan is also an experienced professional in organizational development, with a background in strategic change consulting, market research, and marketing and business development in both private and not-for-profit sectors.

She earned her Ph.D. and M.Phil. degrees in Social-Organizational Psychology from Columbia University in New York; an M.A. degree in Organizational Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University; and a dual B.A. degree in Communication and Psychology from the University of Southern California.