Catherine Pratt, Ed.D.
Dr. Catherine Pratt is associate dean of the School of Business and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in organization behavior, organization design, and leadership. She holds a B.A. from Brigham Young University, an M.A. from Pacific Lutheran University, and an Ed.D. from Seattle University. Ongoing research interests include leadership development, learning leadership across generations in family firms, ethics practices, and governance in family firms. She has led the PLU Family Enterprise Institute since 1998 and is actively involved with family firms in the state of Washington. She encourages students to appreciate the corporate and society impact of strong interpersonal skills combined with professional competence. Dr. Pratt is advisor to the Latter-day Saint Student Association on campus.