Laura P. Sawyer

Visiting Assistant Professor

B.A., Belmont University
M.A., University of Virginia
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Biographical Information: 

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.