Multicultural Image

Professor and researcher, Luciara Nardon explores the role of culture and cognition within multicultural environments.

© Photo by Chris Roussakis

Luciara Nardon is a Professor of International Business at the Sprott School of Business, and Co-director of the Centre for Research on Inclusion at Work (CRIW) at Carleton University. She obtained her PhD in International Management and Strategy at the University of Oregon in 2005.

She has authored or co-authored several academic articles and books, including Making sense of immigrant work integration (with Amrita Hari, Palgrave, 2022) Working in a Multicultural World  (University of Toronto Press, 2017), Managing in the Global Economy (with Richard M. Steers, Sharpe, 2006), and Management Across Cultures (with Richard M. Steers and Carlos Sanchez-Runde, Cambridge, 2010, 2013, 2016).

She has taught graduate and undergraduate courses focusing on international management in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, and the United States. Prior to her academic career, Luciara worked as a director of control systems and strategic planning for a Portuguese multinational in Brazil.

She is involved in volunteer activities with the settlement sector in Ottawa, and actively involved in mentoring and coaching newcomers to Canada.

Her research interests include:

  • Global Mobility
  • Intercultural Competence
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Technology use in intercultural settings
  • Culture and cognition

Degrees: Ph.D. (University of Oregon)
Master of Business Administration (Claremont Graduate University)
Master of Business (Universidad de Ciencias Empresiarales y Sociales, Argentina)
Bachelor of Science in Accounting (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)