Elizabeth A. Keenan

Assistant Professor - Harvard Business School - Boston, MA


(617) 495-5492

Harvard Business School

Soldiers Field Road

Boston, MA 02163


Harvard Business School                                                                                                              July 2015 – present

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Marketing Unit


Ph.D., Marketing                                                                                                                                           June 2015

Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego, CA

National Science Foundation IGERT Fellow


M.A.S., Marine Biodiversity and Conservation                                                                                                    2008

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, CA


B.S., cum laude, Biology                                                                                                                                        1999

Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA


Visiting student researcher                                                                                                                  Mar – Jun 2011

Columbia University, New York, NY

Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED)          


Interim Director of Education                                                                                                                  2000 – 2009

Assistant Director of Education

Public Programs Manager

Outreach Coordinator

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA


Divemaster and Education Assistant                                                                                       Summers 2003, 2006

Roatán Institute of Marine Science (RIMS), Roatán, Honduras


Biology Teacher                                                                                                                                        1999 – 2000

Temescal Canyon High School, Lake Elsinore, CA


Science of Philanthropy Initiative Research Grant, 2014

Skoll Foundation Research Grant (Skoll Global Threats Fund), 2014

AMA-Sheth Foundation Doctoral Consortium Fellow, Evanston, IL, 2014

Science of Philanthropy Initiative Challenge Partnership Nomination, 2014

Rady Academic Year Fellowship, 2009 – 2010, 2012 – 2014

Dean’s Fellowship for Summer Research, 2010 – 2014

National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Fellowship, 2010 – 2013

Invited Participant, Harvard Kennedy School Center for Public Leadership Interdisciplinary Workshop, Cambridge, MA, 2013

Invited Participant, Arison School of Business Managerial Agility and Innovation Summer School, Herzliya, Israel, 2013

Invited Presenter, Climate, Mind, and Behavior Symposium, Garrison, NY, 2013

Invited Presenter, Yale Whitebox Advisors Conference, New Haven, CT, 2012

Runner-up Student Poster Award, Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM) Conference, 2012

Aquarium of the Pacific Sea Star Staff Award, 2004, 2006

Loyola Marymount University Presidential Citation Award, 1999

Loyola Marymount University Biology Department Seydoux Biology Award, 1999


Association for Consumer Research (ACR)

American Marketing Association (AMA)

American Psychological Association (APA)

Behavioral Science & Policy Association (BSPA)

Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (CMBC)

Society for Consumer Psychology (SCP)

Society for Environmental Population and Conservation Psychology (SEPCP)

Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM)

Transformative Consumer Research (TCR)