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Professor Susanne Braun

Diplom, PhD, Habilitation

Professor in Leadership

Susanne is Professor in Leadership at Durham University Business School. She received her PhD (2011) and Habilitation (2017) in Psychology from Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany. She held posts at TUM School of Management and LMU Center for Leadership and People Management as well as visiting scholarships at New York University and University of California in Berkeley before joining Durham University Business School in 2015.

Biography

Susanne is Professor in Leadership at Durham University Business School. She received her PhD (2011) and Habilitation (2017) in Psychology from Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany. She held posts at TUM School of Management and LMU Center for Leadership and People Management as well as visiting scholarships at New York University and University of California in Berkeley before joining Durham University Business School in 2015.

Susanne’s research focuses primarily on leadership. She is interested in the bright sides and dark sides of leadership and how they affect productivity and wellbeing in organizations. For example, her work includes studies of authentic leadership at the work-life interface, leader narcissism, and transformational leadership. In addition, she is interested in leader identity development and the impact of gender on leadership evaluations. Her work published in outlets such as The Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, and European Journal of Social Psychology has been internationally recognized (Emerald Citation of Excellence 2016, Certificate for Highly Cited Research in The Leadership Quarterly 2016). She co-edited the book entitled Leadership Lessons from Compelling Contexts with Birgit Schyns and Claudia Peus in the Monographs in Leadership and Management series (Emerald, 2016).

Research Interests

  • Leadership
  • Narcissism
  • Identity
  • Gender
  • Work-life interface

Research Interests

  • Leadership
  • Work-life conflict and enrichment
  • Wellbeing in organisations
  • Gender

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Contact Details

Professor in Leadership
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