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Ed Grasso
Professor of Decision Sciences
Coordinator of the Management Discipline

Forrer 121
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



Laura Singleton

Assistant Professor of Management

Laura SingletonBehavioral Sciences Collegium
BS, Mathematics, Davidson College
MBA, Harvard University
MS, PhD, Management, Boston College

Research Interests: History and development of organizational theory and of management practices, particularly in the areas of corporate social responsibility and U.S. business leadership.

Phone: 727.864.8267
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Office: Sheen B 120
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

Prior to joining Eckerd's faculty as an assistant professor of management, Laura spent many years in the Boston area, where she pursued a career in marketing and general management before transitioning into academic research, writing and teaching. She has co-authored a book with members of the Leadership Initiative at Harvard Business School, along with producing case studies and numerous conference presentations. Her management experience came primarily in the fields of database marketing and technology, both in Boston and earlier in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She is a proud native of Morgantown, West Virginia.

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Selected Publications

Mayo, Anthony J., Nitin Nohria and Laura G. Singleton (2007) Paths to Power: How Insiders and Outsiders Shaped American Business Leadership. Boston: Harvard Business School Press.

Nicholas, Tom and Laura G. Singleton (2007) "Control Data Corporation and the Urban Crisis." Case 9-808-096. Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing.

Mayo, Anthony J. and Laura G. Singleton (2005) "C.R. Smith and the Birth of American Airlines." Case N2-406-082. Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing.


  • MN110S Principles of Management and Leadership
  • MN371 Organizational Behavior and Leadership

Fiske Recognition

Fiske Guide 2013 Eckerd College has been recognized for Business in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013.

Management at Eckerd

Combined, management majors and business administration majors comprise one of the largest programs of study at Eckerd College, providing many opportunities to interact with students of different perspectives. The department is continuing to grow and foster opportunities for learning and interning abroad.