James E. Robison Chair of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
Nancy F. Koehn is the James E. Robison Chair of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. Koehn's historical research focuses on entrepreneurial leadership and how leaders, past and present, craft lives of purpose, worth, and impact. She is currently working on a book about important lessons from six leaders’ journeys, including Abraham Lincoln, Ernest Shackleton, and Rachel Carson. Her most recent book, The Story of American Business, examines the people, events, and larger forces that have shaped business in the 21st century.