Elizabeth Castillo is an expert on organizational leadership, socially responsible business and humanistic management. Her research investigates prosocial organizing and resource exchange to create an economy that works for everyone. Her scholarship explores the idea of humanistic management with the goal of developing theories and practices that promote equity, inclusion, antifragility, and open-endedness in organizations and society.
Castillo is secretary of the International Humanistic Management Association’s U.S. chapter and is active in the United Nations' Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative.
Castillo's work is published in academic journals like The Leadership Quarterly and professional publications such as Nonprofit Quarterly. She is a 2020 recipient of the Aspen Institute’s Ideas Worth Teaching award, a global prize for innovation that transforms business education.