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FINT Seminar Series

First International Network on Trust (FINT) Seminar Series

Scholars from across the globe attend virtual seminars showcasing interdisciplinary research in the study of trust within and between organizations.

The FINT Seminar Series exists to connect trust researchers across the globe to advance understanding of interpersonal and systems trust. This scholarly series is intended to help maintain connection and engagement between those in the FINT community as well as build new connections with scholars across disciplines who are interested in micro or macro scholarship related to trust within and between organizations.

 In the News

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Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at 12 PM EST

Seminar 8: Interorganizational Trust

Miami Downtown
Speaker 1

How organizational is interorganizational trust?

Oliver Schilke, Professor of Management and Organizations, University of Arizona
Miami Downtown
Speaker 2

Generalized trust, external sourcing, and firm performance in economic downturns

Bart Vanneste, Associate Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship, UCL School of Management

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 10 AM EST

Seminar 7: The Power of Benevolence

Adam Steinbach, Assistant Professor of Management, University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business headshot
Speaker 1

Caring for their own: How firm actions to protect essential workers and CEO benevolence influenced stakeholder sentiment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Adam Steinbach, Assistant Professor of Management, University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business
Judy Qiu, PhD Candidate in Organizational Behavior, London Business School headshot
Speaker 2

Gender differences in interpersonal trust: Disclosure behavior, benevolence sensitivity and workplace implications

Judy Qiu, PhD Candidate in Organizational Behavior, London Business School
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 8 AM EST

Seminar 6: Trust Repair

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Speaker 1

How Organizations Influence Interpersonal Trust Repair: The Case of a French Antiterrorist Unit

Michael Pratt, O'Connor Family Professor, Carroll School of Management at Boston College
Kinshuk Sharma
Speaker 2

Tactic Composites and Pathways for Trust Repair

Kinshuk Sharma, Post-Doctoral Associate, Ivey Business School at Western University
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 10 AM EST

Seminar 5: Trust and Emotions

Emma E. Levine, Associate Professor of Behavioral Science and Charles E. Merrill Faculty Scholar
Speaker 1

Manipulating your own and others' feelings: How intrapersonal and interpersonal emotion regulation influences trust

Emma E. Levine, Associate Professor of Behavioral Science and the Charles E. Merrill Faculty Scholar at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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Speaker 2

Time for Something New: Rethinking our Approach to Cognition and Affect-based Trust

Alison Legood, Senior Lecturer in Leadership at the University of Exeter Business School

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 9 AM EST

Seminar 4: Trust, Politics, and Government

Phil Roth
Speaker 1

The Influence of Political Affiliation in the Workplace: The Role of Trustworthiness and Suspicion

Philip Roth, Trevillian Distinguished Professor of Management at Clemson University

Phil Roth
Speaker 2

Dynamics of Distrust and Trust in Adversarial Relationships: Lessons from Ukraine

Nicholas Wheeler, Professor of International Relations at the University of Birmingham
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 4 PM EST

Seminar 3: Trust During Disruption

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Speaker 1

Preserving Organizational Trust During Disruption

Nicole Gillespie, KPMG Chair in Organizational Trust and Professor of Management, University of Queensland
Tony Kong headshot
Speaker 2

Benefits of Top Management Team Trust Amid a Major Crisis

Dejun Tony Kong, Associate Professor, University of South Florida
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 8 AM EST

Seminar 2: Trust and Technology

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Speaker 1

Organizational Trust in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Shifts in the Nature, Production, and Targets of Trust

Fabrice Lumineau, Professor of Strategic Management, The University of Hong Kong

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Speaker 2

Trust and Technology

David De Cremer, Provost Chair and Professor in Management and Organization, National University of Singapore

Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 3:30PM EST

Seminar 1: Trust Across Levels

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Speaker 1

Conceptualizing Trust Across Levels of Analysis

Ashley Fulmer, Assistant Professor of Management, Georgia State University

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Speaker 2

Trust Consensus Within Culturally Diverse Teams: A Multi-Study Investigation

Bart De Jong, Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, Australian Catholic University

Format and Rules

The seminars are held on Zoom and last 60 minutes:

  • 15-20 minutes of presentation for each speaker
  • 20-30 minutes of audience Q&A

All audience members should put their questions in the chat function for the moderator. Moderators may ask you to unmute yourself to participate in the discussion. Please note that you may be recorded if you activate your audio or video during the seminar. These details are subject to change depending on speaker preferences and nature of the research presented.


  • Cecily Cooper, University of Miami

Feedback and Suggestions

If you have feedback or suggestions or want to propose a speaker, please email