Departments and Research Centers

Leadership Initiative

Leadership skills for transformative public service.

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Core faculty

Morela Hernandez

Ligia Ramirez de Reynolds Collegiate Professor of Public Policy; Faculty Director, Leadership Initiative
Hernandez is an internationally recognized scholar with deep expertise in applying behavioral science insights to design and improve organizational systems and decision-making practices. She is widely published in top-tier academic journals and popular media outlets, and serves on several editorial boards. At Michigan, Hernandez teaches courses on leadership and serves as faculty director of the Ford School's Leadership Initiative.

Claire E. Davidson

Career & Leadership Development Manager, Graduate Career Services & Alumni Relations
Claire Davidson is the career and leadership development manager in the Office of Graduate Career Services & Alumni Relations at the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Claire provides one-on-one career advising to…

Jennifer Niggemeier

Associate Director, Leadership Initiative
Jennifer Niggemeier is the associate director of the Ford’s School Leadership Initiative, having served as the school's director of graduate career services for twenty-four years. Jennifer has worked closely with graduate students, providing career…