Miguel Unzueta is an Associate Professor of Management and Organizations. He joined the faculty at the UCLA Anderson School of Management in 2006 after earning his PhD in Organizational Behavior from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Professor Unzueta’s latest research explores the manner in which people and companies define diversity and the impact that particular diversity definitions have on the representation of racial minorities in organizations. His research has been published in top management and psychology journals including Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Science, and the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. In recognition of his research record, he was awarded the 2012 Eric and “E” Juline award for excellence in faculty research at UCLA Anderson.
Professor Unzueta teaches courses on managerial psychology and negotiations in both the FEMBA and full-time MBA programs. In 2010, Unzueta was awarded the George Robbins Teaching Award at UCLA Anderson. More recently, he was selected by MBA blog Poets and Quants as one of the best 40 business school professors under age 40. Outside of UCLA, Miguel Unzueta has conducted trainings on decision-making, negotiations, diversity, and implicit bias to various educational institutions and companies including the Scripps Research Institute, the Office of Head Start, Inner City Law Center, and the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team.
Professor Unzueta is currently a consulting editor for Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin and the Journal of Social Issues. He is also the faculty director for the UCLA Anderson/Johnson & Johnson Management Development Institute – a program designed to enhance the leadership and management skills of managers and leaders of sub-Saharan African organizations devoted to delivering health care services to underserved populations throughout Africa.