Academic Directors, Institute Fellows & Affiliated Faculty

  • The Institute for Business in Society has three academic directors and two fellows who work with the leadership team to develop the institute’s programs and thought leadership. The institute also collaborates with faculty from across the University of Virginia as well as from other universities to further advance and extend the institute’s initiatives.

    Academic Directors

    Gregory FairchildGregory B. Fairchild
    Isidore Horween Research Professor of Business Administration
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business

     

    Mary Margaret FrankMary Margaret Frank
    Associate Professor of Business Administration
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business

     

    Edward FreemanR. Edward Freeman
    University Professor
    Elis and Signe Olsson Professor of Business Administration
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business

     

    Andy Wicks headshotAndrew C. Wicks
    Ruffin Professor of Business Administration
    Director, Olsson Center for Applied Ethics
    Director, Doctoral Program
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business

     

    Institute for Business in Society Fellows

    Marc-Philip Ferzan
    Senior Managing Director 
    Ankura Consulting Group
    Collaborative initiatives: multi-sector collaboration, Tri-Sector Leadership Fellows program

    Jane Scott-Cantus
    Managing Principal and General Counsel
    The ILEX Group
    Collaborative initiatives: CFO Roundtable

    Affiliated Faculty

    George (Yiorgos) Allayannis
    Professor of Business Administration and Associate Dean for Global Executive MBA
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business 
    Collaborative initiatives: multi-sector collaboration

    E. Richard Brownlee
    Dale S. Coenen Professor Emeritus of Business Administration
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business 
    Collaborative initiatives: multi-sector collaboration, sustainability

    Peter Debaere
    Associate Professor of Business Administration
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business
    Collaborative initiatives: global economics of water and sustainability

    Martin N. Davidson
    Professor of Business Administration
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business 
    Collaborative initiatives: multi-sector collaboration

    Kenneth M. Eades
    Professor of Business Administration
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business
    Collaborative initiatives: CFO Roundtable  

    Mary C. Gentile
    Creator & Director, Giving Voice to Values and Professor of Practice
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business 
    Collaborative initiatives: Giving Voice to Values (GVV)

    Jared Harris
    Associate Professor of Business Administration
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business
    Collaborative initiatives: economic and business resilience

    Morela Hernandez
    Associate Professor of Business Administration
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business
    Collaborative initiatives: economic and business resilience

    Megan F. Hess
    Assistant Professor of Accounting
    Washington and Lee University
    Collaborative initiatives: economic and business resilience

    Tim Kraft
    Assistant Professor of Business Administration
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business 
    Collaborative initiatives: sustainability

    Michael Lenox
    Samuel L. Slover Research Professor of Business
    Associate Dean for Innovation Programs
    Academic Director of the Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business 
    Collaborative initiatives: economic and business resilience

    Jeanne M. Liedtka
    United Technologies Corporation Professor of Business Administration
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business 
    Collaborative initiatives: multi-sector collaboration

    Elena Loutskina
    Associate Professor of Business Administration
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business
    Collaborative initiatives: impact investing, multi-sector collaboration

    Julia D. Mahoney
    John S. Battle Professor of Law
    University of Virginia School of Law
    Collaborative initiatives: Tri-Sector Leadership Fellows program

    Bidhan L. Parmar
    Assistant Professor in Business Administration
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business
    Collaborative initiatives: business ethics, Champion Brand and stakeholder engagement, conscious capitalism, stakeholder theory

    Francis E. Warnock
    James C. Wheat, Jr. Professor of Business Administration
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business 
    Collaborative initiatives: multi-sector collaboration

    Veronica Cacdac Warnock
    Senior Lecturer
    Batten Institute Fellow
    University of Virginia Darden School of Business 
    Collaborative initiatives: multi-sector collaboration