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Lucrezia Nava


Lucrezia Nava is an Assistant Professor of Management and Sustainability at the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, The City University of New York. She holds a PhD in Management from Esade Business School, Barcelona, in the Department of Society, Politics, and Sustainability. In her research, she investigates how organizational members interpret and respond to natural environmental stimuli, such as climate change or natural disasters. Her papers have been published in Journal of Management Studies, Business Ethics Quarterly, and others and received awards at conferences such as the Strategic Management Society annual conference (2019). Her work has been featured in media outlets such as the Financial Times. She is the co-founder of the Sustainability PhD Community and an elected member of the Academy of Management Organizations and the Natural Environment Division Communication Team. 

Before joining Baruch College, Lucrezia was an Assistant Professor at Bayes Business School, City University of London and a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School (and Hughes Hall College), where she studied the perceptions of organizations and other stakeholders on climate change mitigation strategies, and in particular on negative emissions technologies and practices. She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Management and International Management from Bocconi University in Milan and a CEMS Master’s degree in International Management.



ESADE Business School,

PhD in Management Sciences                              

Barcelona, Spain, Sep 2018 – June 2021

Grade: Excellent cum laude, thesis nominated for the URL Extraordinary Doctorate Award

  PhD Thesis: Organizations in Nature: How Nature affects Organizational Practices

  PhD Supervisors: Maja Tampe (Esade Business School, Barcelona), Kenichi Matsuno (Babson College, Massachusetts)

Visiting Researcher at Babson College, Babson Park, MA                                          

Babson Park, MA, Aug 2019 - Nov 2019 

ESADE Business School,

Master of Research in Management Sciences                

Barcelona, Spain, Sep 2017 – Oct 2018

Competitive Grant: Ermenegildo Zegna Scholarship 


Master in International Management              

Spain, Italy, India, Poland, Austria, Sep 2015 – Nov 2017    


Master of Sciences in International Management            

Milan, Italy, Sep 2014 – Apr 2017  
Graduated cum Laude


Bachelor in Economics, Management and Finance                  

Milan, Italy, Sep 2011 – Oct 2014 
cum Laude
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ, Exchange Program                 

Santa Cruz, California, Sep – Dec 2013 


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