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. 

Faculty

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Gabrielle (Gabe) Adams

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Business Administration and, by Courtesy, Psychology (Social)

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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
Interim Executive Director of the University of Virginia’s Contemplative Sciences Center

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James (Jim) R. Detert

John L. Colley Professor of Business Administration

Lillien Ellis

Lillien Ellis

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

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Lynn A. Isabella

Frank M. Sands Sr. (M.B.A. ’63) Associate Professor Emerita of Business Administration

Sean Martin

Sean Martin

Donald and Lauren Morel Associate Professor of Business Administration

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Melanie Prengler

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

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Roshni Raveendhran

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

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Laura Morgan Roberts

Associate Professor of Business Administration

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Melissa Thomas-Hunt

Senior Associate Dean for the Residential Full-Time MBA Program
John D. Forbes Distinguished Professor of Business Administration
Professor of Public Policy at the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

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Ayana Younge

Assistant Professor of Business Administration