Professor Jill Klein is an esteemed academic and award-winning author, with more than 30 years of teaching experience. Drawing on her family’s experiences during the Holocaust and her recent experience working with Equal Playing Field in Jordan, Jill’s insights and teachings on resilience and moral judgment have inspired people from around the world.

Jill’s teaching specialties include decision-making, managerial judgment, resilience, and clinical leadership in top-tier business schools around the world. Jill Klein received her PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Michigan in 1990.


Joining the Melbourne Business School as Professor of Marketing in 2009, Jill has been a Professorial Fellow with the Melbourne Medical School since 2015. Jill previously held appointments in the Marketing Department at Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, and INSEAD, and spent periods as Visiting Professor at Bond University School of Business, Queensland, Australia, Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland and The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.

Ethical Judgement

 The psychology behind ethical and unethical business decisions

 How mental distortions can be used to convince ourselves that immoral actions are moral

 Identity protection: How we blind ourselves to the reality of our judgments

 Tools for making honest and ethical decisions