D. Scott DeRue
Professor of Management, Director-Ross Leadership Initiative, Faculty Director-Emerging Leaders Program
PHD, Michigan State University
BBA, University Of North Carolina
Scott DeRue is a Professor of Management, director of the Ross Leadership Initiative, and faculty director of the Emerging Leaders Program at the University of Michiganís Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Reported by Fortune/CNN to be one of the top 40 business school professors under the age of 40, Scott conducts research and teaches in the areas of leadership and team development, with a particular focus on how leaders and teams learn, adapt, and develop in complex and dynamic environments. His research has been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, Research in Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, and Human Resource Management Journal, and is often featured in media outlets ranging from BusinessWeek, Harvard Business Review, and the New York Times. He has contributed to several books on leadership and team performance, and also serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, Academy of Management Learning and Education, and Organizational Psychology Review. Prior to joining the University of Michigan faculty, Scott served in leadership positions at the Monitor Group and Hinckley Yacht Company.