Andrew Yu (PhD) is an Associate Professor and the co-Director of the PhD Program for the Department of Management & Marketing at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He received his doctorate in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management (OB/HR) from the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University, United States. Andrew's research focuses on understanding the psychology of how people interact at work to inform leaders and decision-makers within organisations about creating effective, collaborative, and sustainable workplaces.
Andrew's research has covered topics such as gender biases, diversity and inclusion, group and team dynamics, leadership, employee well-being, work-family issues, and job performance. He has experience using a wide range of research designs, including quantitative (experiments, field surveys, secondary data, wearable sensor data) and qualitative (live observations, focus groups) methodologies. He has conducted research funded by the Australian Defence Force to study decision-making in military crews, the United States National Science Foundation (NSF) to study collaboration networks and knowledge exchange, and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to study gender integration in traditionally male-dominated teams.
Andrew actively published in and serves on the editorial boards of several premier and leading journals in the fields of management, applied psychology, and human resource management, as ranked by the Financial Times Top 50 (FT50) and the Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC). At the University of Melbourne, Andrew teaches graduate-level (master's and doctoral) courses in managerial psychology, leadership and team dynamics, organisational behaviour, and human resource management. He has received awards for both research and teaching excellence in Australia and the United States.