Michelle M. Duguid

Associate Dean of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, The Johnson College of Business, Cornell University
Michelle M.  Duguid

Michelle Duguid is the Associate Dean of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at the Johnson College of Business and a professor and the Clifford H. Whitcomb Faculty Fellow at the Johnson Graduate School of Management and Cornell Tech at Cornell University. She received her MS and PhD in Organizational Behavior from Cornell University.

Duguid is a leading scholar in the areas of social status, power and politics, influence and decision-making, diversity in organizations and creativity and innovation. Her research examines the influence of social hierarchy, stereotypes and inter- and intra-group relations on individuals’ perceptions and interactions, and relations among group members. Duguid also does research which examines individual and group processes that affect creativity and the quality of decision-making. She has also worked as a speaker and consultant to industry groups and academic audiences such as KPMG, TD Ameritrade, Bayer, GE, the SEC, Wells Fargo, NASA, the United Nations, Monsanto, ServiceNow, Arkema, DST systems, the Brookings Institute, Brown Smith Wallace, Armstrong Teasdale, HANYS, the Makers, the Harvard Business School, the Harvard Kennedy School, The Clayman Institute at Stanford University, Women of Lab Medicine, the Leveraging Global Talent Group and the St. Louis Business Journal to name a few. She also trains leaders, runs programs on mentorship and sponsorship, helps people negotiate and strategize about their careers, provides training on teams and teamwork, and, in general, studies and works in the areas of “influence” in the workplace.  

Duguid’s research has been published in premier academic journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, The Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Organization Science, and Psychological Science. Her research has also been cited in many media outlets such as Forbes, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Fast Company, NPR, The New York Times, and The Economist. Duguid also serves on the editorial board of Organization Science, the Academy of Management Review, Personnel Psychology and the Academy of Management Journal. She is also on the board of Tenshey and Shirley Chisholm Education Foundation. 

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