Morela Hernandez is the Ligia Ramirez de Reynolds Collegiate Professor of Public Policy at the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. She also holds an appointment at University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.
Hernandez is an organizational psychologist doing important work at the intersection of leadership and diversity. She is widely published in several top-tier academic journals, including Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Psychological Science. Her work has also appeared in media outlets such as Time Magazine, the New York Times, MIT Sloan Management Review, and The Washington Post and featured on National Public Radio.
At the Ford School, she teaches courses on leadership and diversity and is the school’s Leadership Initiative faculty director. Hernandez received her doctorate from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.