Doctoral Faculty

  • Currently our program supports specialization in Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Leadership in Organizations, and Operations and Management Science.

    Business Ethics

    R. Edward Freeman (Ph.D., Washington University)
    University Professor
    Elis and Signe Olsson Professor of Business Administration
    Senior Fellow, Olsson Center for Applied Ethics
    Academic Director, Darden School of Business Institute for Business in Society
    Stakeholder management, leadership, business ethics, corporate responsibility, business strategy, conscious capitalism

    Jared D. Harris (Ph.D., University of Minnesota)
    Associate Professor of Business Administration
    Business ethics, corporate governance, interfirm trust

    Alexander B. Horniman (D.B.A., Harvard University)
    Killgallon Ohio Art Professor of Business Administration
    Business ethics, developing personal leadership, executive behavior, managerial psychology, managing diverse work groups, managing personal and organizational change, motivating others to increased performance

    Bidhan L. Parmar (Ph.D., University of Virginia)
    Assistant Professor of Business Administration
    Decision-making and ambiguity, business ethics and leadership, collaboration, stakeholder management

    Andrew C. Wicks (Ph.D., University of Virginia)
    Ruffin Professor of Business Administration
    Director, Olsson Center for Applied Ethics
    International business ethics, corporate social responsibility, ethics in public life

    Entrepreneurship

    L.J. Bourgeois III (Ph.D., University of Washington)
    Professor of Business Administration
    Competitive strategy in high-tech environments, strategy and leadership, corporate culture and corporate strategy

    Ming-Jer Chen (Ph.D., University of Maryland)
    Leslie E. Grayson Professor of Business Administration
    Business strategy, global strategy and competition, Chinese business and East-West management

    John L. Colley Jr. (D.B.A., University of Southern California)
    Almand R. Coleman Professor of Business Administration
    Corporate/divisional strategy, health care operations, health care programs, managing corporate aviation, manufacturing operations, systems, service industry strategy and operations

    Gregory B. Fairchild (Ph.D., Columbia University)
    E. Thayer Bigelow Associate Professor of Business Administration
    Management trends and fads, developing economies, entrepreneur’s role in regional/local
    development, entrepreneurship in developing economies, ethnic and inner city marketing

    Andrea Larson (Ph.D., Harvard University)
    Associate Professor of Business Administration
    Entrepreneurship, environmentally sustainable business

    Michael Lenox (Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    Samuel L. Slover Professor of Business
    Business strategy, innovation & entrepreneurship, corporate venture capital, corporate environmental sustainability

    Jeanne M. Liedtka (D.B.A., Boston University)
    United Technologies Corporation Professor of Business Administration
    Leading growth, design thinking, corporate innovation

    Saras D. Sarasvathy (Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University)
    Associate Professor of Business Administration
    Entrepreneurship, cognitive science, behavioral economics

    S. Venkataraman (Ph.D., University of Minnesota)
    MasterCard Professor of Business Administration
    Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research
    Entrepreneurial opportunity, business strategy, corporate strategy, corporate venturing, new Venture creation and financing, regional development, entrepreneurship education, managing growth

    Leadership in Organizations

    Kristin J. Behfar (Ph.D., Cornell University)
    Associate Professor of Business Administration
    Conflict management, team process and decision-making, leading across cultures

    Martin N. Davidson (Ph.D., Stanford University)
    Professor of Business Administration
    Leveraging difference, global leadership, identity and leadership, managing in culturally diverse firms

    Lynn A. Isabella (D.B.A., Boston University)
    Associate Professor of Business Administration
    Leading and managing in a global environment, developing your global leadership competencies and personal best, unleashing the potential for teams and team-based collaboration, changing the way individuals and companies think about change, strategic alliances and partnerships

    Scott A. Snell (Ph.D., Michigan State University)
    Professor of Business Administration
    Human capital strategy, organizational capability, talent management

    Melissa Thomas-Hunt (Ph.D., Northwestern University)
    Associate Professor of Business Administration
    Negotiations, power and influence, leveraging expertise, global diversity