Laurens Steed

Assistant Professor



Academic Background

  • Ph.D, Organizational Behavior, Georgia Institute of Technology (2018)
  • BSM, Management, Georgia Institute of Technology (2010)

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Prior to her doctoral studies, Dr. Steed worked for a healthcare software company in Atlanta, GA.

Recent Publications

  • Harari, D., Swider, B. W., Steed, L. B., & Breidenthal, A. P. (2018) Is perfect good? A meta-analysis of perfectionism in the workplace. In press at Journal of Applied Psychology.
  • Lemoine, G. J., Aggarwal, I., & Steed, L. B. (2016). When women emerge as leaders: Effects of extraversion and gender composition in groups. The Leadership Quarterly, 27(3), 470-486.

Honors & Awards

  • Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Teaching Ph.D. Candidate of the Year Award - 2018


Laurens Bujold Steed, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University. Dr. Steed earned her PhD from the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research examines well-being in the workplace, including how individuals recover from work stress and perfectionism at work. In a second line of research, she explores how money and pay affect individual attitudes and behaviors at work. She primarily teaches MGT 303 (Human Resource Management). Prior to academia, she worked at a healthcare software company based out of Atlanta, Georgia.


  • SPRING 2020
  • MGT 405 A 8:30AM- 9:50AM M W 0031 FSB
  • MGT 405 B 10:05AM-11:25AM M W 0031 FSB
Laurens Steed

Contact Information

Office Hours

  • MW 11:45-12:45 and by appointment


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