Michaela June Kerrissey
Primary Faculty

Michaela June Kerrissey

Assistant Professor of Management

Health Policy and Management



Michaela Kerrissey, PhD, MS, is an assistant professor of management on the faculty at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. She analyzes how healthcare organizations innovate, improve, and integrate services, specifically how teams solve problems that cross organizational boundaries. Her research has been published in leading academic journals in both management and healthcare, such as Administrative Science Quarterly and Health Affairs. She has received Best Paper awards from the Academy of Management and the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research.

Dr. Kerrissey designed the Management Science for a New Era course at the School of Public Health. She also teaches in multiple executive programs at Harvard’s business and medical schools and received the Bok Center award for excellence in teaching.

Dr. Kerrissey holds a BA from Duke University, an MS from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, and a PhD in Healthcare Management from Harvard University. She was awarded the Robertson Scholarship at Duke, a Hart Leaders Fellowship, and a Reynolds Fellowship at Harvard. Prior to her academic engagement, she was a consulting team leader at The Bridgespan Group, which was launched by Bain & Company.