Kathleen McGinn

Cahners-Rabb Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School

Kathleen L. McGinn is the Cahners-Rabb Professor of Business Administration and Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Recruiting and Strategy at Harvard Business School. Professor McGinn studies the role of gender at work, at home, and in negotiations. Her research investigates these issues internationally—in families across 29 countries, in organizations and communities in Mexico and India, among female professionals in North America, and in relation to teenage girls’ health and welfare outcomes in Zambia. Professor McGinn advises for-profit and not-for-profit organizations on inclusion and diversity. Before coming to Harvard, Professor McGinn taught at Cornell University’s Johnson School and Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, where she received her Ph.D. Prior to her academic career, Professor McGinn was a director of labor relations in the public sector.