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Organizational Behavior,

Morela Hernandez

Morela Hernandez is an Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Leadership and Organizational Behavior area at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia and Academic Director of Behavioral Research at Darden (BRAD). She received her Ph.D. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Prior to academia, Prof. Hernandez worked in finance at Enron in Houston, Texas – experiencing the roller-coaster ride of this now infamous business case. Given her professional background, it might come as no surprise that her research interests and expertise focus on the ethics of leadership. She also studies the role of diversity in organizational systems and decision-making practices. She has worked as a leadership development coach for senior-level executives in the executive education programs at Duke and the London Business School, and consults with a number of government agencies, social profit organizations, and global companies. Originally from Brazil and Honduras, Prof. Hernandez speaks four languages.