Mary-Hunter McDonnell

The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania

Assistant Professor of Management

3641 Locust Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6365

United States

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Good Firms, Good Targets: The Relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility, Reputation, and Activist Targeting

Corporate Social Responsibility in a Globalizing World: Toward Effective Global CSR Frameworks. Edited by Kiyoteru Tsutsui and Alwyn Lim. (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2013
Brayden King and Mary-Hunter McDonnell
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania
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social movements, corporate social responsibility, reputation, organization theory

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Moral Character, Motive, and the Psychology of Blame

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 97, 2012, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-43
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2012
Janice Nadler and Mary-Hunter McDonnell
Northwestern University - School of Law and The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania
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blame, responsibility, character, moral reasoning, motive, motivated reasoning

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Radical Repertoires: The Incidence and Impact of Corporate-Sponsored Social Activism

Organization Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Mary-Hunter McDonnell
The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania
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social movements, corporate social responsibility, non-market strategy, corporate political mobilization, political sociology

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When Having 'Been There' Doesn't Mean I Care: When Prior Experience Reduces Compassion for Emotional Distress

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Forthcoming, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2533466
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Rachel Ruttan, Mary-Hunter McDonnell and Loran Nordgren
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affect, social judgment, hot-cold empathy gap, life events, compassion

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Torture in the Eyes of the Beholder: The Psychological Difficulty of Defining Torture in Law and Policy

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 May 2011 Last Revised: 10 May 2011
Mary-Hunter McDonnell, Loran Nordgren and George Loewenstein
The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University - Department of Management & Organizations and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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torture, human rights, psychology

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Keeping Up Appearances: Reputational Threat and Impression Management after Social Movement Boycotts

Administrative Science Quarterly, vol. 58, pp. 387-419, 2013.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2015
Mary-Hunter McDonnell and Brayden King
The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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social movements, corporate social responsibility, nonmarket strategy, impression management

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A Dynamic Process Model of Private Politics: Activist Targeting and Corporate Receptivity to Social Challenges

American Sociological Review, vol 80, pp 654-78, 2015., Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-18
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 May 2014 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2015
Mary-Hunter McDonnell, Brayden King and Sarah Soule
The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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corporate social responsibility, social movements, market contention, private politics, social activism

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Order in the Court: The Influence of Firm Status and Reputation on the Outcomes of Employment Discrimination Suits

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2017
Mary-Hunter McDonnell and Brayden King
The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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reputation, status, employment discrimination, corporate misconduct, punishment

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The Structural Elaboration of Board Independence: Executive Power, Institutional Logics, and the Adoption of CEO-Only Board Structures in U.S. Corporate Governance

Academy of Management Journal, vol. 57, 1536-43, 2014.
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2015
John Joseph, William C. Ocasio and Mary-Hunter McDonnell
University of California, Irvine, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania
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Does Gender Raise the Ethical Bar? Exploring the Punishment of Ethical Violations at Work

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2770012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Apr 2016
Jessica Kennedy, Mary-Hunter McDonnell and Nicole Stephens
Vanderbilt University - Organizational Behavior, The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania and Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management
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Gender, Ethical Violations, Punishment, Stereotypes

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The Price of Advice

University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, Vol 86, p. 153, 2009
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Mary-Hunter McDonnell
The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania
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compensation consultant, agency theory, corporate governance, executive compensation

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The Scope-Severity Paradox: Why Doing More Harm is Judged to Be Less Harmful

Social Psychological and Personality Science, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 97-102, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2012
Loran Nordgren and Mary-Hunter McDonnell
Northwestern University - Department of Management & Organizations and The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania
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ethics morality, judgment, decision making, deviance, psychology and law

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Blacklisted Businesses: Social Activists' Challenges and the Disruption of Corporate Political Activity

Administrative Science Quarterly, 1-37, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Mary-Hunter McDonnell and Timothy Werner
The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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nonmarket strategy, boycotts, campaign finance, social movements, organizational theory

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Into the Dark: Shifts in Corporate Political Activity after Social Movement Challenges

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Dec 2016
Mary-Hunter McDonnell and Timothy Werner
The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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nonmarket strategy, corporate political activity, social movements, disclosure, campaign contributions, lobbying

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Bad Company: Tactics, Stigma, and Shifts in the Public Approval of Environmental Activist Organizations after the BP Oil Spill

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2018
Mary-Hunter McDonnell and Elizabeth G. Pontikes
The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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social movement organizations, cross-sector collaboration, crisis, stigma, reputation

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What Constitutes Torture? Psychological Impediments to an Objective Evaluation of Interrogation Tactics

Psychological Science, Vol. 22, No. 5, pp. 689-694, 2011
Posted: 24 Jul 2011
Loran Nordgren, Mary-Hunter McDonnell and George Loewenstein
Northwestern University - Department of Management & Organizations, The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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torture, empathy gaps, pain