University College London
Joshua Becker is an Assistant Professor in the UCL School of Management. Joshua received a PhD in Communication from the University in Pennsylvania, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems and the Kellogg School of Management. Prior to graduate school, they worked professionally in mediation and communication training and has completed hundreds of mediation sessions including personal disputes, employer/employee conflict, and decision facilitation. Joshua currently volunteers as a neighbor mediator in London. Joshua's research agenda focuses on "collective intelligence" or the ways in which group and organizational design impact performance on tasks such as innovation, decision making, and forecasting. Their research has been published in Science, Management Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and Harvard Business Review. Joshua serves on the Editorial Review Board for Organization Science and the Journal of Social Computing.