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About Leanna Lawter

Ms. Leanna Lawter is Assistant Professor of Management in the Jack Welch College of Business at Sacred Heart University. She has over nineteen years of industry experience. Most recently she was President of The Waters Group, an executive search and HR consulting practice. She also held positions at HBO/Time Warner, Donnelly Marketing, Reader’s Digest, Pepsico, and Fleet Bank.
Degrees: B.A. in Mathematics from Colgate University; M.S. in Statistics from the University of Vermont; M.B.A. in Marketing from the University of Connecticut; Currently completing a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior at the City University of New York.
Her research interests include power and leadership, organizational politics, organizational culture, and developing self-efficacy.
Professor Lawter is faculty advisor for SHU’s Entrepreneurship Club.


Present Assistant Professor of Management, Sacred Heart University Jack Welch College of Business

Honors and Awards

  • Best paper award for "Job Satisfaction Determinants ...", 2012 Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business, U.S. Northeast Chapter×

Contact Information

Martire Center W329
Jack Welch College of Business


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