Michele is interested in the individual experience of learning in organizational settings. She works with her advisor, Teresa Amabile, to explore the use of reflection at work. She is also interested in discretionary learning, intrinsic motivation, and how self-perceptions impact response to and efficacy of learning interventions. Michele works with the Learning Innovations Laboratory at the Harvard Graduate School of Education to bring an academic mindset to the real-world challenges of Chief Learning Officers from all over the world. She is the primary liaison for visiting scholars and is responsible for providing and guiding research with the acting members.