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Dr. Brad Harrington

Executive Director
Boston College Center for Work & Family Research Professor
Carroll School of Management, Boston College

Dr. Brad Harrington

The Center for Work & Family (CWF) is the country’s leading university-based center that assists employers in their efforts to improve the lives of working people and their families. Prior to coming to Boston College, Brad Harrington was an executive with Hewlett-Packard for twenty years. He served in a wide range of business and global leadership assignments in the US and Europe. Brad's teaching and research focuses on career management and work-life integration, leading organizational change, contemporary workforce management strategies, and the changing roles of men at home and in the workplace. He is the author of Career Management and Work/Life Integration: Using Self-Assessment to Navigate Contemporary Careers (Sage Publications, 2007) and was principal author of the report The New Dad: Understanding Fatherhood in a Career Context. Dr Harrington’s recent work on fatherhood has garnered international media attention from many outlets including, for example, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Reuters, CNN, as well as the national newspapers of China, India, and Brazil. Brad holds a BS in Business Administration from Stonehill College, a Master of Arts in Psychology from Boston College, and a doctorate in Human Resource Development from Boston University.