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Dr. Laura Kauzlarich

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2125 Colden Hall



Joined Northwest in 2020

Assistant Professor


  • D.B.A., Creighton University
  • M.A., Creighton University
  • M.B.A., University of Queensland
  • B.S., Illinois State University

Courses Taught

  • Accounting I
  • Accounting II
  • Intermediate Accounting III

Academic Interests

  • The impact of intimate partner violence on the workplace
  • Gendered entrepreneurship
  • Trauma-informed workspaces
  • Moral imagination for business

Scholarly Activity

Peer-Reviewed Journal Review

  • Journal of Business Ethics, Guest Editor. Thematic Symposium. Domestic Violence and Organizations: Why and How Intimate Partner Violence is an Ethical Issue for Business. Together with Dr. Michelle Greenwood (Monash University), Dr. Tracy Wilcox (University of New South Wales), Dr. Anne O’Leary-Kelly (University of Arkansas) and Dr. Charlotte Karam (American University of Beirut). Forthcoming. 
  • Gender Work & Organization Journal, Peer Reviewer. Entrepreneurship, Intersectionality & Intimate Partner Violence Topics. October 2018 – present.  

  • Journal of Catholic Higher Education, Peer Reviewer. Business, Leadership & Catholic Social Teaching Topics. October 2012 – present.


  • Lux, D. & Kauzlarich, L. What Drives Best Practices Financial Behavior?: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) National Financial Capability Study. Under review with the Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning. Current status: Revise and resubmit.

Conference Presentations

  • Kauzlarich, L., Greenwood, M., Wilcox, T. Karam, C. O’Leary-Kelly, A. & Contu, A. (August, 2019). Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) & the Inclusive Organization: Developing Research & Researcher Capacities presented at the Academy of Management Conference in Boston, MA.
  • Kauzlarich, L. Taylor, R. & Greenwood, M. (August, 2019). Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and the Workplace: A Systematic Review and Feminist Conceptual Analysis presented at the Academy of Management Conference in Boston, MA.
  • Kauzlarich, L., Taylor, R. & Greenwood, M. (June, 2018). Domestic Violence (DV), the Workplace and the Potential Role of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): A Systematic Review and Conceptual Analysis paper presented at the 10th Biennial Gender, Work and Organization Conference in Sydney, Australia.
  • Kauzlarich, L. (June, 2018). Domestic Violence at Home, Creativity at Work: The Effect of Domestic Violence on Workplace Creativity among Survivors presented at the Domestic Violence-Workplace Research Workshop in Sydney, Australia

Other Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Management
  • Gender, Diversity & Organizations
  • Critical Management Studies
  • Social Issues in Management
  • Northwest Ally Affinity Group