Stephen Turban

Stephen Turban

Researcher on organizations

Chinese-English speaker




Stephen Turban is a researcher and writer on business & organizational design. As a writer and researcher, Stephen's work has appeared in the Harvard Business Review, the Economist, the Washington Post, the BBC Business Review, the Atlantic, Freakonomics Radio, NPR, and has been cited by Hillary Clinton in speeches. He has also published articles in peer reviewed journals such as the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. 

Stephen graduated from Harvard College Magna Cum Laude with highest honors and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He concentrated in statistics. Stephen is fluent in Mandarin,  Spanish, and speaks conversational Vietnamese. He regularly hosts events in Mandarin and Vietnamese. 

After graduation, Stephen worked at McKinsey & Company in Beijing and Boston. Currently, Stephen works in the President’s Office for Fulbright University Vietnam, where he is helping establish the development department and the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation.


Selected Press



Translation: Stephen Turban - Harvard Campus Personality

Chinese language profile of my experience in Taiwan, at Harvard, and my thoughts on the future. Received 5000+ likes on Facebook. The Crossing News Group. 


Campus Cutie, Stephen Turban '17

A Her Campus, "Campus cutie," profile. Looks at my approach to relationships, dinner parties, and research. 


Hillary Clinton Wonder Woman Acceptance Speech

Clinton speaks at length about my colleagues and I's research on gender differences in this speech. Transcript in Vanity Fair

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Wechat ID: @stephenturban

Weibo: @唐文理Stephen