Katherine Bae


Doctoral Student Affiliate, Center for Positive Organizations

Doctoral Student, Management & Organizations

University of Michigan

Kat Bae is a 4th year PhD candidate in the Management and Organizations department at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. Bae received her BA in psychology magna cum laude from Northwestern University and completed an honors thesis on positive facial expressions and relationship satisfaction.

Bae’s interest for Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS) developed while working in non-profit organizations in Chicago as well as conducting research in affective and social psychology at Northwestern. More specifically, she is interested in exploring how POS perspectives can foster effective leadership for organizations as well as foster leaders with higher well-being. For more information on her research and publications, please visit www.katkbae.com.