Julia Lee Cunningham

Julia Lee Cunningham

  • Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations
Education
  • PhD Harvard University 2015
  • MPP Harvard University 2010
  • AM Harvard University 2008

Contact Information

Phone
(734) 647-4606
Email
Room
R5312
Research

Dr. Lee Cunningham is an Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. She is a National Geographic Fellow for the Making the Case for Nature program. In addition, she is currently a faculty affiliate at the following research centers: Center for Positive Organizations, Sanger Leadership Center, and Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan, and STAR (Sustainability, Transparency, Accountability Research) Lab at Harvard University. Prior to joining Ross, she was a 2014-2015 Lab Fellow in Institutional Corruption at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, and 2013-2014 Research Fellow in Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard University. 

Dr. Lee Cunnignham studies the psychology of narratives, lay theories, and behavioral ethics. Her research has been published in a number of top scientific journals including Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Science, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Journal of Applied Psychology. 

She teaches BBA, MBA, and executive education courses on organizational behavior, global leadership and teams, and negotiation, and has recently been named one of the Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professors by Poets and Quants in 2020.  

Air pollution, state anxiety, and unethical behavior: A meta-analytic review.

Authors
Lu, J., Lee, J. J., Galinsky, A., & Gino, F.
Published Date
2020

Source

Psychological Science
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NA
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NA

Between home and work: Commuting as an opportunity for role transitions.

Authors
Jachimowicz, J., Lee Cunningham, J. J., Staats, B., Menges, J., & Gino, F.
Published Date
2020

Source

Organization Science
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NA
Issue: 
NA
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Emotions and decisions in the real world: What can we learn from quasi-field experiments?

Authors
Bhanot, S., Chang, D., Lee Cunningham, J. J., & Ranson, M.
Published Date
2020

Source

PLoS ONE
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NA
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NA
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Seeing oneself as a valued contributor: social worth affirmation improves team information sharing

Authors
Lee Cunningham, J., Gino, F., Cable, D., & Staats, B.
Published Date
2020

Source

Academy of Management Journal
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NA
Issue: 
NA
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NA

Cheater's Hide and Seek: Strategic Cognitive Network Activation During Ethical Decision Making

Authors
Shea, C., Lee, J. Menon, T. & Im, D.
Published Date
2019

Source

Social Networks
Volume: 
58
Issue: 
NA
Pages: 
143-155

Different Physiological Reactions When Observing Lies and Truths: Evidence and an Intervention to Enhance Accuracy

Authors
ten Brinke, L., Lee, J. J., & Carney, D. A.
Published Date
3/2019

Source

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Volume: 
117
Issue: 
3
Pages: 
560-578

Social distance, online deception and getting "hooked": A phishing expedition.

Authors
Martin, S., Lee., J. J., & Parmar, B.
Published Date
2019

Source

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
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NA
Issue: 
NA
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The interpersonal costs of dishonesty: How unethical behavior reduces individuals’ ability to detect and empathize with others’ emotions.

Authors
Lee, J. J., Hardin, A., Parmar, B., & Gino, F.
Published Date
2019

Source

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
Volume: 
148
Issue: 
9
Pages: 
1557-1574

Lay theories of effortful honesty: Does the honesty-effort association justify making a dishonest decision?

Authors
Lee, J. J., Ong, M., Parmar, B., & Amit, E.
Published Date
2018

Source

Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume: 
104
Issue: 
5
Pages: 
659-677

Polluted morality: Air pollution predicts criminal activity and unethical behavior

Authors
Lu, J., Lee, J. J., Galinsky, A., & Gino, F.
Published Date
2018

Source

Psychological Science
Volume: 
29
Issue: 
3
Pages: 
340-355

Emotions and the micro-foundations of commitment problems in international politics.

Authors
Renshon, J., Lee, J. J., & Tingley, D.
Published Date
2017

Source

International Organization
Volume: 
NA
Issue: 
S1
Pages: 
S189-S218

Reclaim your commute: Getting to and from work doesn’t have to be soul crushing.

Authors
Gino, F., Staats, B., Jachimowicz, J., Lee, J. J., & Menges, J.
Published Date
2017

Source

Harvard Business Review
Volume: 
NA
Issue: 
May-June Issue
Pages: 
NA

The benefits of saying nice things about your colleagues.

Authors
Dutton, J. & Lee, J. J.
Published Date
2017

Source

HBR.org
Volume: 
NA
Issue: 
NA
Pages: 
NA

Managing perceptions of distress at work: Reframing distress as passion.

Authors
Wolf, E. B., Lee, J. J., Sah, S. & Brooks, A. W.
Published Date
2016

Source

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
Volume: 
NA
Issue: 
137
Pages: 
1-12

Hormones and ethics: Understanding the biological basis of unethical behavior.

Authors
Lee, J. J., Gino, F., Jin, E. S., Rice, L., & Josephs, B.
Published Date
2015

Source

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
Volume: 
144
Issue: 
5
Pages: 
891-897

Physiological arousal and political beliefs

Authors
Renshon, J., Lee, J. J., & Tingley, D.
Published Date
2015

Source

Political Psychology
Volume: 
36
Issue: 
5
Pages: 
569-585

Poker-faced morality: Concealing emotions leads to utilitarian decision- making.

Authors
Lee, J. J. & Gino, F.
Published Date
2015

Source

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
Volume: 
NA
Issue: 
126
Pages: 
49-64

The physiology of (dis)honesty: Does it impact health?

Authors
ten Brinke, L., Lee, J. J., & Carney, D.
Published Date
2015

Source

Current Opinions in Psychology
Volume: 
NA
Issue: 
6
Pages: 
177-182

Rainmakers: Why bad weather means good productivity

Authors
Lee, J. J., Gino, F., & Staats, B.
Published Date
2014

Source

Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume: 
99
Issue: 
3
Pages: 
504-513

Emotion regulation influences political ideology: Does reappraisal decrease support for conservative policies?

Authors
Lee, J. J., Sohn, Y., & Fowler, J.
Published Date
2013

Source

PLOS One
Volume: 
8
Issue: 
12
Pages: 
e83143

Leadership is associated with lower levels of stress,

Authors
Sherman, G. D., Lee, J. J., Cuddy, A. J. C., Renshon, J., Oveis, C., Gross, J., & Lerner, J. S.
Published Date
2012

Source

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA
Volume: 
109
Issue: 
44
Pages: 
17903-17907

In search of moral equilibrium: Person, situation, and their interplay in behavioral ethics

Authors
Lee, J. J. & Gino, F.
Published Date
2018

Source

New York, NY: Guilford Press
Pages: 
475-484
The Atlas of Moral Psychology: Mapping Good and Evil in the Mind
Gray, K. & Graham, J.

Envy and interpersonal corruption: Social comparison processes and unethical behavior in organizations.

Authors
Lee, J. J. & Gino, F.
Published Date
2016

Source

Oxford University Press
Envy at Work and in Organizations: Research, Theory, and Applications
Merlone, U., Duffy, M., Perini, M., & Smith, R.