Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley.  Her background includes a B.A. in Mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis and a PhD in Psychology from Cornell University.  Her faculty appointments include the University of Chicago, the University of Virginia and the University of British Columbia with visiting appointments in Bristol (UK), Paris (France), Trento (Italy) and Mannheim(Germany) and London Business School (UK).  In 2005-2006, she was the Leverhulme Trust Fellow at Aston Business School in Birmingham, UK and was a recurrent Visiting Professor of Organizational Behaviour at London Business School from 2005-2009. 

 She has given keynote addresses to the Oregon Bar Assn, to the American Bar Executives and to the American Assn of University Presidents and Chancellors. Her work has been featured in Wired, the New Yorker and various media outlets. Prof. Nemeth's research interests are primarily in the areas of influence, quality of decision making in groups and creativity at the individual, group and organizational levels with a special emphasis on the value of diversity and dissent for achieving these laudable goals.