Laura M Giurge

  • Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London, UK
  • 26/02/2022
Organisations and Management Psychological and Behavioural Science Technology and Innovation

Personal Summary

Laura Giurge is an award-winning organisational scholar and behavioural scientist. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She earned a Ph.D. in Management from Erasmus University Rotterdam and two cum laude master’s degrees in economics and business and in human resources management from the University of Groningen. Prior to joining LSE, Dr. Giurge was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Cornell University and at London Business School, as well as a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Business School. Her research seeks to make work better and enable all individuals to thrive and achieve their potential.

Giurge’s research has been published in top journals such as Organizational Behavioral and Human Decision Processes, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Nature Human Behavior, and The Leadership Quarterly. She also publishes popular press articles in outlets such as Harvard Business ReviewForbes, and The Wall Street Journal. In 2020, one of her papers received the Best Paper Award at the Academy of Management. Full CV here.

At LSE, Dr. Giurge is part of the teaching team for the Executive MSc in Behavioral Science. At LBS, she connects with MBA and Executive MBAs in teaching elective courses on negotiations, well-being, productivity, and the future of work. Dr. Giurge regularly engages in corporate consulting and executive coaching and serve as an academic partner and advisor. Occasionally, she leads interactive and science-backed workshops, lectures, and keynote talks aligned with her expertise. Her most recent talk has been at the University of Cambridge.

As a side hobby, Dr. Giurge enjoys creating powerful images that connect us to our planet and inner happiness.

Work Experience

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Nov 2017 - Jun 2019 Cornell University
Visiting Scholar
Jul 2019 - Aug 2021 Harvard Business School
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Sep 2019 - Aug 2021 London Business School


PhD in Management
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Master of Science in Economics and Business
University of Groningen
Master of Arts in Human Resources Management
University of Groningen


Psychological and Behavioral Science