Dr Michelle Hammond is an Associate Professor of Management at Oakland University. She earned her M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Pennsylvania State University. Through her research, she seeks to understand the process of leader identity 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 is widely published in top academic journals and co-authored an award-winning book on leader development entitled An Integrative Theory of Leader Development: Connecting Adult Development, Identity, and Expertise. Dr Hammond has designed and facilitated leadership development programs in a variety of industries as well as regularly teaching undergraduates, graduate students, and executives. Dr Hammond's excellence has been recognized with several awards for research and teaching including a sub-awardee of a grant through the U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral Science.