Executive Professor of Management
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Dr. Barbara Larson is Executive Professor of Management at Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business, where she has been a member of faculty since 2012. Her research focuses on the personal and interpersonal skills that people need to work effectively in virtual environments, and she works with collaborators in both academia and industry to develop training methods and materials to enable more productive virtual and remote work. Her research has been published in Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, and Management Science, among other outlets. She is a contributor at Harvard Business Review, and her work and insights have been cited by the New York Times, USA Today, NBC, BBC, and Bloomberg, among others.
Prior to her academic career, Professor Larson worked for 15 years in international finance and operations leadership, most recently as Director of International Finance at R.R. Donnelley. She earned her doctorate at Harvard Business School, her MBA at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and her BA at the University of Virginia.