Catherine Duggan - CV

  • 2008 Ph.D., Political Science, Stanford University, U.S.A.
  • 1998 B.A. with honors, Political Science, Brown University, U.S.A.

  • Sept 2020 – present:  Director, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, South Africa 
  • 2016 – Aug 2020:  Vice Dean of Strategy and Research and Professor of Management and Political Economy, African Leadership University School of Business, Rwanda
  • 2014 - 2017:  Visiting Scholar, Saïd Business School, Oxford University, U.K.
  • 2008 – 2015:  Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School, U.S.A.

  • Faculty Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Required Curriculum, presented by the Student Association and MBA Class of 2014, Harvard Business School, 2014
  • Faculty Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Required Curriculum, presented by the Student Association and MBA Class of 2013, Harvard Business School, 2013
  • Charles M. Williams Award for Excellence in Teaching, Harvard Business School, 2013
  • Berol Corporation Fellow, Harvard Business School, 2011-2013
  • G.J. Lieberman Fellow for the Social Sciences, Stanford University, 2006-2007
  • Hoefer TA Award in the Social Sciences, Stanford University, 2001-2002 and 2002-2003
  • Panelist: Africa Talks 2020, Mazars Audit & Consulting, Casablanca, Morocco, Feb. 25th 2020.
  • Invited participant: 21st Century Skills and Participant-Centered Learning Colloquium, Botho University and INSEAD, Gaborone, Botswana, Feb. 13-14th 2020.
  • Panelist: “From Labour to Leadership: Investing in Children,” Kigali Global Dialogue, Observer Research Foundation, Kigali, Rwanda, July 4-5th 2019.
  • Panelist: “Development and Disruption,” Raisina Dialogue, Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, India, Jan. 8-10th 2019.
  • Keynote speech: “Emerging Global Economy Dynamics: Trade Wars, Disruptions, Opportunities, and Risks for Africa,” Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Uganda Members’ Convention, Kampala, Uganda, Nov. 22-23rd 2018.
  • Keynote speech: “Globalization, Development, and the Emerging ‘Moroccan Dream,’” Confédération générale des entreprises du Maroc (CGEM), First Annual Summer University, Casablanca, Morocco, Sept. 28-29th 2018.
  • Keynote speech: “Building on International Competitiveness,” Business Botswana, Biennial Botswana National Business Conference 2018, Francistown, Botswana, Sept. 9-11th 2018.
  • Keynote speech: “Why the Future is Africa,” Board of Healthcare Funders of Southern Africa (BHF), 19th Annual Conference, Sun City, South Africa, June 17-20th 2018.
  • Keynote speech: “Changing Times, Rethinking Models,” The Leaders’ Seminar, Annual Meeting, Kigali, Rwanda, Nov.15-18th 2017.