Laura P. Sawyer
B.A., Belmont University
M.A., University of Virginia
Ph.D., University of Virginia
Laura Phillips Sawyer is an assistant professor of business administration at Harvard University. Prior to joining the Business, Government, and International Economy Unit at Harvard, she held the Harvard-Newcomen Fellowship in business history. She also held a postdoc at Brown University’s Political Theory Project.
Her scholarship has appeared in multiple scholarly journals and her book American Fair Trade: Proprietary Capitalism, Corporatism, and the “New Competition,” 1880-1940 was published in 2018 by Cambridge University Press.
Sawyer earned dual bachelor’s degrees from Belmont University and her master’s degree and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.