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Dr. Hari Bapuji is a Professor in the Department of Management and Marketing, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Melbourne, Australia. His research and teaching broadly cover strategic management and international business, with a specific focus on how economic inequality in the society affects organizations, and vice versa.

Dr. Bapuji has published numerous scholarly articles that appeared in leading management journals, including Academy of Management Annals, Harvard Business Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and Journal of Operations Management. Dr. Bapuji’s research has been instrumental in shaping public discourse on global product safety and has been widely cited by hundreds of print and electronic media outlets around the world. He has over ten years of industry experience in information technology and human resource management. He lived and worked in Australia, Canada, India, and Singapore.


  • 2020–present
    Professor, University of Melbourne
  • 2016–2019
    Associate Professor, University of Melbourne
  • 2011–2016
    Associate Professor, University of Manitoba
  • 2005–2011
    Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba
  • 1994–2001
    Manager, Power Grid Corporation of India
  • 1989–1991
    Scientist, National Informatics Centre, India