Larasatie is an Assistant Professor of Forest Products Marketing at University of Arkansas at Monticello. She is an interdisciplinary scholar and social scientist researching forest sector competitiveness and sustainable business management of natural resources.
Her current research includes engineered wood industry development and workforce dynamics in the forest sector. She has published in top forestry journals such as Journal of Forestry, Canadian Journal of Forest Research, Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, and Forests.
She holds a PhD with a focus in Forest Products Marketing/Business and a Graduate Certificate in College and University Teaching from Oregon State University, USA, a Master of Forestry Science from University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and a Bachelor of Forestry from IPB University, Indonesia.
Currently, she is a deputy coordinator of The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Task Force “Forest Education” as well as a member of the Task Force “Gender Equality in Forestry”.