Hannah Riley Bowles, DBA, MPP, BA
Roy E. Larsen Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University

Hannah Riley Bowles is the Roy E. Larsen Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management at the Harvard Kennedy School. Hannah chairs the HKS Management, Leadership, and Decision Sciences Area and co-directs the HKS Center for Public Leadership and HKS Women and Public Policy Program. She is a leading expert on gender in negotiation. Hannah’s research focuses on women’s leadership advancement and the role of negotiation in educational and career advancement, including the management of work-family conflict. Her work has been featured in Harvard Business Review’s “Definitive Management Ideas of the Year” and covered by major news media. Hannah’s academic studies are published in journals, such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Organization Science, and Psychological Science. She has been actively involved in negotiation and conflict management training, practice, and research for over 25 years. She has a DBA from the Harvard Business School, an MPP from HKS, and a BA from Smith College.