Batten Institute

UVa Faculty

At the heart of the Batten Institute is a diverse group of affiliated scholars from a range of disciplines at the University of Virginia whose work in accounting, finance, law, marketing, strategy, operations and management inform our understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation. They are actively engaged in high-impact research endeavors, and their specific areas of focus include entrepreneurial finance, corporate innovation, entrepreneurial strategy, new product innovation, emerging markets among many others. 

All     UVA Faculty     Batten Fellows     Batten Leadership   

Samuel E. Bodily
John Tyler Professor of Business Administration

 Raul O. Chao 
Assistant Professor

Susan Chaplinsky 
Tipton R. Snavely Professor of Business Administration and Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship 

Ming-Jer Chen
Leslie E. Grayson Professor of Businesss Administration

Robert L. Cross
Associate Professor of Commerce, and Director, Network Roundatable, McIntire School of Commerce

Gregory B. Fairchild 
Bigelow Research Professor in Business Administration  

Mary Margaret Frank
Associate Professor of Business Administration

Yael Grushka-Cockayne
Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Andrew M. Hess
Assistant Professor of Commerce, McIntire School of Commerce

Edward D. Hess 
Professor of Business Administration and Batten Executive-in-Residence

Andrea Larson 
Associate Professor of Business Administration 

David LeBlang
J. Wilson Newman Professor of Governance, College of Arts and Sciences

Michael Lenox 
Samuel L. Slover Research Professor of Business; Associate Dean and Executive Director of the Batten Institute

Jeanne M. Liedtka 
Professor of Business Administration 

Elena Loutskina
Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Luann J. Lynch
Professor of Business Administration

Anton S. Ovchinnikov
Assistant Professor of Business Administration 

Sonal S. Pandya
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Politics, College of Arts and Sciences

Bidhan L. Parmar
Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Gal Raz
Associate Professor of Business Administration 

 Saras D. Sarasvathy 
Isadore Horween Associate Professor of Business Administration 

Kathryn M. Sharpe
Assistant Professor of Business Administration  

Paul J. Simko
Associate Professor of Business Administration; Associate Dean, MBA for Executives

Thomas C. Skalak
U.Va. Vice President for Research and Professor of Biomedical Engineering 

Philippe Sommer
Senior Lecturer

Christopher Sprigman 
Professor of Law

Sankaran Venkataraman 
MasterCard Professor of Business Administration; Research Director, Batten Institute 

Rajkumar Venkatesan
Bank of America Research Professor of Business Administration

Francis E. Warnock
Paul M. Hammaker Associate Professor of Business Administration

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