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Debbie Haski-Leventhal

Professor in Management, Macquarie Graduate School of Management

Debbie Haski-Leventhal is a Professor of Management at Macquarie Business School and an expert on corporate social responsibility (CSR), purpose, and volunteerism. She is a TED speaker and a public speaker on purpose and social responsibility. She has published over 60 academic papers and her work was covered by the media, including The New York Times. Haski-Leventhal is the author of Strategic CSR: A Holistic Approach to Responsible and Sustainable Business, The Purpose-Driven University and Employee Engagement in Corporate Social Responsibility. Her new book, Meaningfulness, will come out next year with Simon & Schuster.


  • 2011–present
    Senior Lecturer in Management & Faculty Leader of Corporate Citizenship, Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM)
  • 2008–2011
    NAB Research Fellow, Centre for Social Impact, University of New South Wales
  • 2007–2009
    Lecturer and researcher, Ben Gurion University
  • 2002–2008
    Lecturer and researcher, Hebrew University
  • 2002–2004
    Lecturer and researcher, Tel Aviv University


  • 2007 
    University of Pennsylvania, Post doc, Volunteerism
  • 2006 
    Hebrew University, PhD Volunteerism
  • 2000 
    Hebrew University, MA in Non-Profit Management & Public


  • 2009
    Altruism and volunteerism: the perceptions of altruism in four disciplines and their impact on the s, Theory of Social Behaviour

Research Areas

  • Business And Management (1503)
  • Organisational Behaviour (150311)
  • Organisation And Management Theory (150310)
  • Corporate Governance And Stakeholder Engagement (150303)


VC Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013; Who is Who in the World, 2012; Who is Who in Australia, 2012