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Katherine Bae

Assistant Professor

Department of Managerial Studies

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Building & Room:

UH 2231


601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607


CV Link:

Katherine Bae

Selected Publications

  • Case, C. R., Bae, K. K., Larsen, K. T., & Maner, J. K. (2021). The precautious nature of prestige: When leaders are hypervigilant to subtle signs of social disapproval. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 120(3), 694–715.
  • Wu, D. J., Svoboda, R. C., Bae, K. K., & Haase, C. M. (2020). Individual differences in sadness coherence: Associations with dispositional affect and age. Emotion, 21(3), 465–477.
  • Bae, K. K., Mitchell, R. L., (shared 1st author) Case, C. R., & Hays, N. A. (2020). Drivers of desire for social rank. Current Opinion in Psychology, 33, 189–195.
  • Case, C. R., Bae, K. K., & Maner, J. K. (2018). To lead or to be liked: When prestige-oriented leaders sacrifice group performance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 115(4), 657–676.

Notable Honors

2021, Thomas W. Leabo Memorial Award for Academic and Teaching Excellence, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan


PhD, Management and Organizations, University of Michigan
BA, Psychology, Northwestern University

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Management
  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology