Faculty Associate, Center for Positive Organizations
Ligia Ramirez de Reynolds Collegiate Professor of Public Policy
Appointment at the Ross School of Business
University of Michigan
Morela Hernandez is a Collegiate Chaired Professor at the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Stephen M. Ross School of Business. She is an internationally recognized scholar with deep expertise in applying behavioral science insights to design and improve organizational systems and decision-making practices. Hernandez is widely published in top-tier academic journals and popular media outlets. She is on several editorial boards including Academy of Management Journal and Journal of Applied Psychology, serves as Associate Editor for Academy of Management Review, and is a frequent contributor to MIT Sloan Management Review. At the University of Michigan, she teaches courses on leadership and serves as Faculty Director of the Ford School’s Leadership Initiative. She has worked as a leadership development coach for senior-level executives throughout her career, and consults with a number of government agencies, social profit organizations, and global companies on topics related to leadership, diversity and inclusion, as well as large-scale organizational change.