Margaret Luciano is an Assistant Professor at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. She completed her Ph.D. in organizational behavior at the University of Connecticut, where her dissertation focused on understanding and enhancing the quality of coordination during patient handoffs from surgery to recovery. This work won competitive international awards from the Academy of Management, the Interdisciplinary Network for Groups Research, the Society of Human Resource Management Foundation, and the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology. More generally, Professor Luciano's research interests include leading change, intergroup dynamics, teams, and systems, with a particular interest in healthcare settings. Her work is a vivid example of the scientist/practitioner model, as she has partnered with external entities such as Safer Healthcare, the Group for Organizational Effectiveness, and the Center for Creative Leadership to conduct leading edge research with real-world implications and benefits. Her research has been published in leading peer-reviewed academic journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Organizational Research Methods.