Assistant Professor in Residence
PhD, University of Connecticut
MBA, Carnegie Mellon University
BS, Penn State University, highest distinction and with honors
Methasani, R., Gaspar, J. G., and Barry, B. (2017). Feeling and deceiving: A review and theoretical model of emotions and deception in negotiation. Negotiation and Conflict Management Review, 10(3), 158-178.
Gaspar, J. G., Methasani, R., and Schweitzer, M. E. (2019). Fifty shades of deception: Characteristics and consequences of lying in negotiations. Academy of Management Perspectives, 33(1), 62-81.
Gaspar, J. G., Methasani, R., and Schweitzer, M. E. (forthcoming). Emotional intelligence and deception: A theoretical model and propositions. Journal of Business Ethics.
I am currently an assistant professor in residence in the Department of Management at the University of Connecticut School of Business.
My research focuses on emotions and decision making in negotiations, organizations, and interpersonal interactions. My research has been published the Academy of Management Perspectives, Journal of Business Ethics, and as the lead article in Negotiation and Conflict Management Research. It has also been presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management and the International Association for Conflict Management.
In the School of Business, I teach both undergraduate and MBA courses. These include Managerial and Interpersonal Behavior (undergrad course), Managerial Negotiations (undergrad course), Managing Organizations (MBA course), and Negotiation Strategies (MBA course).
I received my PhD in management from the School of Business at the University of Connecticut, MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, and BS in economics from the Smeal School of Business and Schreyer Honors College at Penn State University. Prior to joining the University of Connecticut, I served as a management consultant to Yale School of Management Executive Education and held various finance roles at Lockheed Martin.