Larasatie is a research associate at Oregon State University, USA. 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, and Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research. She holds a PhD in Wood Science (focus: Forest Products Business/Marketing) and a Graduate Certificate in College and University Teaching from Oregon State University, USA, a Master in Forestry Science from University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and a Bachelor in Forestry from Bogor Agricultural/IPB University, Indonesia.
Currently, she is a deputy coordinator of the IUFRO Task Force “Forest Education” as well as a member of the IUFRO Task Force “Gender Equality in Forestry”.