Dr. Michelle Hammond is an Assistant Professor of Management at Oakland University. She earned her M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Pennsylvania State University in 2008. She was the Program Director of the MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology/Behaviour at the University of Limerick, Ireland until joining OU in 2017. Through her research, she seeks to understand the process of leadership development across multiple domains of life. Her work also focuses on understanding the influence of leadership on employee well-being at work, including factors such as meaningful work, work-life balance, and creativity and innovation. She co-authored an award-winning book on leader development and has published in top academic journals including the Academy of Management Review, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Vocational Behavior, among others. She consults and coaches in the area of leader development with the Leadership Professors (

Teaching Interest:

Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Innovation

Research Interest:

Leadership, Leader Development, Identity, Work-life integration