Maia Young is an Associate Professor of Management & Organizations. She joined the faculty at the UCLA Anderson School of Management in 2004 after earning her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Professor Young teaches two core classes--Leadership Foundations and Organizational Behavior--and offers an elective, The Emotionally-Intelligent Leader.
Professor Young's research addresses a range of topics including the effect of emotions on decision making, the role of information uncertainty in negotiations, and the factors that influence people's impressions of leaders' successes and failures. Her research has been published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, American Psychologist, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.
Professor Young was awarded the 2008 Eric and "E" Juline Faculty Excellence in Research Award. Her research has been reported in various media outlets, including The Economist, NPR's Marketplace, Strategy + Business, Inc.com, Science Magazine, and Psychology Today.
Ph.D. Organizational Behavior, Stanford University
B.A.S. Psychology, with honors, Stanford University