Maria Halbinger is Assistant Professor of Innovation and Creativity in the Narendra Paul Loomba Department of Management at Baruch College.

Dr. Halbinger has taught in Europe and the United States across all levels and was recognized for her teaching excellence in 2014-15. Prior to academia, she was Development Engineer in Innovation Management at Bosch Siemens Home Appliances and Corporate Innovation Manager at Fujitsu Technology Solutions, where she managed the corporate innovation process.

Dr. Halbinger’s research is positioned at the intersection of entrepreneurship and social psychology, with a specific focus on innovation and creativity, and has been used for case study development in the area of innovation management. Her work is cited in modern innovation literature and has received numerous research awards and nominations, including the Best Paper Award at the DRUID15 Conference on the relevance of innovation and Best Conference Paper Prize at the Strategic Management Society Meeting.

Dr. Halbinger holds a PhD in Management and Economics from Copenhagen Business School in Denmark.