Leadership and Organizational Behavior

Learn about the Leadership and Organizational Behavior academic area at Darden, its faculty and its work.

The Leadership and Organizational Behavior area challenges students to stretch their understanding of human behavior in organizations and to develop their leadership abilities by engaging them in topics related to individual behavior, interpersonal behavior, group and team behavior, organizational structure, systems, culture, human resource management, career management, diversity and leading organizational change.

The area's diverse faculty seeks to help participants in all Darden School programs (full-time MBA, Executive MBA, Doctoral) to become more effective leaders in the world of practical affairs. 



Gabrielle (Gabe) Adams

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Business Administration and, by Courtesy, Psychology (Social)
Donchian Faculty Fellow in Ethics

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Peter Belmi

Scott C. Beardsley Associate Professor of Business Administration

Martin N. Davidson

Martin N. Davidson

Johnson and Higgins Professor of Business Administration
Senior Associate Dean and Global Chief Diversity Officer

Jim Detert

James (Jim) R. Detert

John L. Colley Professor of Business Administration

Joseph W. Harder

Joseph W. Harder

Associate Professor


Lynn A. Isabella

Frank M. Sands Sr. Associate Professor of Business Administration


Sean Martin

Donald and Lauren Morel Associate Professor of Business Administration

Barbara A. Millar

Barbara A. Millar

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Roshni Raveendhran

Roshni Raveendhran

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

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Laura Morgan Roberts

Professor of Practice


Melissa Thomas-Hunt

John D. Forbes Distinguished Professor of Business Administration
Special Advisor