Derek Harmon is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at the University of Michigan. His research interests include strategic communication, cognitive schema, emotions, and the microfoundations of strategy and institutions. He draws on theories from social psychology and linguistics, and uses textual analysis, archival data, and experiments. His work has been published in journals such as Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, and the Strategic Management Journal. His work has also received a number of prestigious awards, including the Louis Pondy Best Dissertation Paper Award and the ASQ Dissertation Award. He serves on the editorial board at Academy of Management Review and Academy of Management Journal.