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Laura Kauzlarich

Laura Kauzlarich



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
  • Strategy & Decision Making
  • Managerial Accounting (MBA)
  • Financial Statement Theory & Analysis (MBA)
  • Applied Professional Accounting Research (MBA)
  • Contemporary Issues in Accounting (MBA)

Academic Interests

  • Work-related intimate partner violence
  • Trauma-informed workspaces
  • Moral imagination for business

Scholarly Activity

Referred Journal Articles

  • Karam, C. M., Greenwood, M., Kauzlarich, L., Kelly, A. O. L., & Wilcox, T. (2023). Intimate partner violence and business: Exploring the boundaries of ethical enquiry. Journal of Business Ethics, 1-11.
  • Lux, D., & Kauzlarich, L. (2022). Exploring determinants of desirable financial behaviors using decision tree analysis evidence from four waves of National Financial Capability Study. Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning.

Conference Presentations

  • Hill, H. & Kauzlarich, L. (2022). Adapting trauma & violence informed teaching for the Writing Center presented at the IWCA Conference in Vancouver, Canada.
  • 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 

Research Grants

  • Booth School of Business Leadership Program – Focusing on Student Successes – Every Student, Every Day,” Awarded $5,437.50.

Student Group Advisement

  • Booth School of Business Leadership Program

Other Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Management
    • Gender, Diversity & Organizations
    • Critical Management Studies
    • Social Issues in Management
  • Northwest Inclusive Excellence Action Team
  • Social Justice Institute

Professional Experience

  • Public Accounting
  • Leadership Development
  • Public Speaking
  • Additional teaching expertise in Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Corporate Social Responsibility