Siyu Yu



Siyu Yu joined the PhD program in Management at New York University Stern School of Business in 2014.  Siyu’s research focuses on the micro-foundations of groups and teams, with a particular focus on social hierarchy, conflict and competition, and cross-cultural organizational behavior.  Specifically, she examines how individuals’ perceptions of hierarchy affect their outcomes, behaviors, and decision-making at work, as well as the group-level consequences and cultural variations of of hierarchy perceptions.  She is also interested in various antecedents of conflict and competition in group processes.  In carrying out her research, Siyu employs a variety of methods, including field, laboratory, and archival studies.  Her research appears in Psychological Science.

Prior to Stern, Siyu received double Bachelor degrees in Economics and Sociology from Peking University and a Master degree in Sociology from University of California, Berkeley.