Jennifer Petriglieri

Expert on dual-career couples.


Shortlisted for the Thinkers50 Radar Award in 2015. 


Shortlisted for the Thinkers50 Talent Award in 2017 and 2019.


Included among the world’s best 40 business school professors under 40 by Poets & Quants.


Petriglieri’s award-winning research and teaching focus on identity, leadership and career development, particularly in how people’s close relationships shape who they become professionally and personally, and how moments of uncertainty and crisis make us who we are. She is also involved in experiential leadership development initiatives for multinationals from a variety of industries. And her work in this domain pays particular attention to the interplay between individuals’ life stories and group memberships, and their decision-making and professional style in leadership roles.


Petriglieri is associate professor of organizational behaviour at INSEAD, where she directs the Management Accelerations Programme and the Women Leaders Programme, alongside numerous customised programmes for multinationals. Prior to joining INSEAD, she was a post-doctorate fellow of organizational behaviour at Harvard Business School.


Couples That Work: How to Thrive in Love and at Work (Penguin, 2019). Petriglieri’s research has appeared in the Administrative Science Quarterly, the Academy of Management Learning & Education, and the Journal of Organizational Change Management, as well as in Business Week and the Harvard Business Review.


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“Professor Petriglieri has created a brilliant conversation road map for anyone navigating a dual career path.”

Lynda Gratton

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