Susan A Clancy | INCAE


Susan Clancy - Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Harvard University - uses her applied research background to help individuals maximize their leadership potential and organizations respond to human problems with effective policies, products, and services. 

As a professor at INCAE, she teaches courses in leadership, gender diversity, team processes, ethics / anti-corruption, and influence techniques.

Dr. Clancy is a consultant in Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, and Central America for corporations like Coca-Cola, HSBC, General Mills, Procter & Gamble, Hewlett Packard, Cargill, Walmart and INTEL. She is also an advisor to government agencies, educational institutions, and development banks. She combines advanced training in the latest methods of behavioral and social sciences with strong skills in survey development, project development and assessment, and statistical analysis.

Her current research areas include: promoting gender diversity in leadership, ethical leadership, and private and public sector anti-corruption best practices.

Dr. Clancy is the author of numerous scientific publications and two books (Harvard University Press and Basic Books). Her work by her has been featured in many media outlets, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Larry King Live, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, and Science.

She is a Professor at INCAE in Organizational Behavior and Research Director of INCAE's Center for Women's Leadership.

She currently resides with her three children in Managua, Nicaragua.  


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Associate Professor
Country of origin:
United States
Country of Residence:
United States
Office Tel .:
+505 2265-8141 (x328)
Office Fax:
+505 2265-8864
Street address: 
Managua, Campus Francisco de Sola Km. 15 1/2 Carretera Sur, Montefresco.
Postal address: 
Campus Francisco de Sola Apartado 2485 Managua, Nicaragua


  • Ph.D. Harvard University, USA

Teaching areas

  • Consumer behavior
  • Human Resources


  • power and influence
  • Women and Leadership
  • Ethics and Society 2
  • Responsible Leadership
  • Team Building


Work experience

Susan is a successful woman who has achieved success in environments with strong male dominance.

Recognized as an opinion leader on the issue of the importance of gender diversity and female leadership. He has given conferences and training programs on the subject in multinationals such as Coca-Cola, INTEL, General Mills, HP, P&G, HSBC; as well as in government institutions in Latin America and International Development Organizations (such as IDB, DEG).

He has a Ph.D. from Harvard University, is a former member of the Harvard University Faculty, and is currently Professor and Director of Research at the Center for Collaborative and Women's Leadership at INCAE Business School.

He has had constant participation in media such as Wall Street Journal, CNN, New York times, Larry King Live and Dateline, as some of the channels interested in disseminating his research.