Doctoral Student

Michael Y. Lee

Michael Y. Lee is a doctoral student in Management at Harvard Business School where he studies teams, collaboration, and mindfulness. His primary research interests focus on the impact that adult psychological development, and in particular, mindfulness, has on social and group phenomena such as collaboration, conflict resolution, diversity, and negotiation outcomes. His other research interests explore status and group dynamics in teams and what factors enable teams to collaborate more deeply. 

Michael has worked in a variety of organizational contexts and sectors. Most recently, he served as an engagement leader for the Parthenon Group, a global management consulting firm, where he advised corporate, private equity, and social sector clients. Michael earned his AB in Social Studies from Harvard University and an MBA from U.C. Berkeley. He has trained in large group meeting facilitation and decision-making as a Coro Fellow in Public Affairs, and is an experienced student in Vipassana (Insight) meditation.