Liza Barnes is a first-year doctoral student in Organizational Behavior at Leeds School of Business. Prior to joining Leeds, Liza received her undergraduate degree in Organizational Studies and Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Michigan. After graduating, she spent three years working as an implementation consultant for Epic, a large healthcare software system in Wisconsin. She then spent a year working in client operations at Freebird, a travel tech startup in Cambridge, MA. Her research interests are primarily focused on positive organizational scholarship, employee retention, and compassion in the workplace.