Julia Lee Cunningham

Core Faculty, Center for Positive Organizations

Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations

University of Michigan

Jooa Julia Lee Cunningham is Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations at Michigan Ross. She teaches BBA, MBA, and executive education courses on negotiation, leadership, and organizational behavior.  

Her current work relates to how the activation of best-self concepts, by highlighting one’s contributions, can lead to positive outcomes. These results are measured at an individual level (stress resilience and creative performance), team level (information exchange and team performance), and organizational level (reduced burnout and turnover).

Lee Cunningham received a PhD and an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School, a BA in Political Science from Korea University, and was previously a Lab Fellow in the Institutional Corruption Program at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University and Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Positive Organizations.