Faculty & Research

Alexander B. Horniman

Alexander B. Horniman, Killgallon Ohio Art Professor of Business Administration; Senior Fellow, Olsson Center for Applied Ethics

  • AB, Middlebury College; MBA, University of California at Los Angeles; DBA, Harvard University
Office: FOB 289
Phone: +1-434-924-7246
E-mail: HornimanA@darden.virginia.edu

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Killgallon Ohio Art Professor Horniman teaches in the ethics, strategy and leadership areas at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. He is also a senior fellow in the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics and served as founding director of the Olsson Center, one of the first university-based ethics centers. Horniman has developed a number of executive education experiences ranging in length from several days to multiple weeks. His current teaching and research interests focus on the areas of strategy, leadership, individual and organizational change, high performance and the moral and ethical issues of leadership.

Before joining Darden, he spent a number of years in the United States Army and with the aerospace firm of North American Aviation. While doing doctoral work, he was a special consultant to the secretary of defense. He also taught at California State at Northridge and Suffolk University in Boston.


Business Ethics
Developing Personal Leadership
Executive Behavior
Managerial Psychology
Managing Diverse Work Groups
Managing Personal and Organizational Change
Motivating Others to Increased Performance

MBA Courses

Business Projects
Leadership and Diversity Through Literature
Leading Strategic Change
Managerial Psychology
Leadership Learning Lab

Executive Education Courses

Managing Individual and Organizational Change
The Executive Program
Leading Organizational Effectiveness

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