David M. Mayer

Professor of Management & Organizations

Stephen M. Ross School of Business

701 Tappan Street, Room R4334

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234


Phone: 734.936.1262

Fax:    734.936.6631



David M. Mayer

Professor of Management & Organizations


Dave Mayer, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Management and Organizations Area at Michigan Ross. An award-winning researcher and highly-rated and sought after teacher and speaker, he is an expert on leadership, diversity, and ethics.

 Mayer earned his BA in psychology from the University of California, Davis and Ph.D. in organizational psychology from the University of Maryland in 2004. He has published over 50 articles and book chapters including over 30 articles in leading refereed management and psychology journals such as
Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Personnel Psychology.

He has been awarded multiple career awards such as the Early Career Award from the International Society for Justice Research and the Cummings Scholarly Achievement Award from the Organizational Behavior (OB) Division of the Academy of Management. He is also a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, American Psychological Association, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

He is a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review and Fast Company, and his research and ideas have been covered in Bloomberg, Fortune, Huffington Post, HR Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Psychology Today, Slate, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.










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