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Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons

Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
Chairholder
University of Mannheim
Chair of Sustainable Business
Schloss
Schneckenhof Ost – Room SO 103
68161 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
upon arrangement

Laura Marie Edinger-Schons is Professor of Sustainable Business at the University of Mannheim. In her research she focuses on the question how organizations (from for profit to non-profit) can contribute to sustainable development as defined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Specific topics which she is interested in are Employee Engagement in Sustainability, Social Entre/Intrapreneurship, Digital Social Innovation, Corporate Democracy, and New Work. Her work has been published in renowned academic journals including Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and Journal of Business Ethics.

She received the Overall Best Paper Award at the 2014 Winter AMA, was voted into the Top Ten Junior Academics 2015 (by Zeit and academics), and received the German Science Award 2016 for the Best Collaboration with Private Business. For her teaching, she received the AACSB Innovations that Inspire Award 2017. For her habilitation thesis she received the Wolfgang-Ritter Award 2017, the Roman Herzog Research Award 2018 as well as the Max Weber Award for Business Ethics 2018. In 2019, she was voted into the Top 40 under 40 by the magazine Capital.

Academic Career

Date Position
Since 11/ 2016 PROFESSOR OF SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS at University of Mannheim
10/2015 – 11/2016 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY at University of Mannheim
04/2011 – 10/2015 POST-DOC at the Sales & Marketing Department (Prof. Dr. Jan Wieseke & Prof. Dr. Christian Schmitz)
11/2007 – 04/2011 DOCTORAL STUDENT at the Faculty of Economics and Business Management of the Ruhr-University of Bochum, Dissertation grade: Summa cum laude
03/2006 – 11/2006 PROGRAM ASSISTANT at Udayana University, Indonesia
10/2001 – 11/2007 MASTER DEGREE in Economics and Business Management at the Ruhr-University of Bochum

Publications

Take a look at her publications here.