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Professor Fernandez is a recognized expert in the areas of organizational behavior, social networks, and human resources, and is the author of over 50 articles and research papers published in these areas. He is currently Director of the PhD Program for Behavioral and Policy Sciences at the MIT Sloan School and is in charge of the required Executive MBA class on Organizational Processes. He also has served as the faculty leader for a number of custom executive education programs across numerous industries, including Automotive, Banking and Finance, BioPharma and Health Care, Entertainment, Oil and Gas, and Extraction and Mining. He has traveled extensively, lecturing and consulting in Abu Dhabi, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Malaysia, Morocco, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and Vietnam.

Teaching awards

o Frank E. Perkins Award for Excellence in Graduate Advising, MIT (2011)
o Jamieson Prize for Excellence in Teaching, MIT Sloan School (2009)