Cuddy earned her Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2005 and was a professor at Harvard Business School from 2008 to 2017, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management from 2006 to 2008, and Rutgers University from 2005 to 2006. She continues to teach at Harvard Business School in executive education.
Cuddy’s highly cited research on stereotyping and prejudice, nonverbal behavior, and presence and performance under stress has been published in top academic journals, including the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Science, and Psychological Science, and featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Economist, Guardian, Wired, Fast Company, Inc., The Globe and Mail, NPR, BBC, and many more. She has been a guest on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, CBS Sunday Morning, BBC World News, Morning Joe, 60 Minutes with Charlie Rose, CNN with Anderson Cooper, among others. Cuddy has written for The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Harvard Business Review, and CNN.
Cuddy is Co-Founder of the Citizen Confidence Project, an initiative of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders, seeking to develop new measures of societal success that speak to an understanding of humans as active participants, not passive consumers. She is also currently working with the World Economic Forum to develop and teach an annual Executive Leadership Program for residents of the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, slated to begin in July 2019.