Faculty & Research at Darden

Faculty & Research

Consistently recognized as the best in the world, the Darden faculty teaches to the student’s benefit while advancing the nature of business itself. Scholars, entrepreneurs, innovators, strategists, disruptors, pragmatists, leaders, dissenters, thinkers and, above all, doers converge to create an unparalleled education experience.

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A Class of Their Own

Faculty don’t see themselves as researchers for their own benefit, and they don’t see trade-offs between teaching and research. Instead, they look to the critical thinking from their classrooms to inform their fieldwork, and vice versa.

Research Centers & Initiatives

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Darden's research centers and initiatives build a community of experts to advance knowledge, offer student experiences, and convene forums with academics and executives to advance business practice.

Our vibrant research ecosystem ranges in form and function, constantly expanding its knowledge base around topics such as business ethics, entrepreneurship and innovation, globalization, the role of business in society and asset management.

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Darden Business Publishing

The Darden faculty produces innovative course materials and publishes award-winning cases through Darden Business Publishing, the second largest case publisher in North America.

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Meet the Minds

Faculty (The Princeton Review, 2017-22)
U.S. Public MBA Program (Bloomberg Businessweek, 2022)
Campus Environment (The Princeton Review, 2017)

Ethical Business Is Booming

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As one of the first business schools to require an ethics course in the curriculum, business ethics has been integral to Darden’s identity for over half a century. Our pioneering business ethics faculty and research and long-standing, student-led Honor Code contribute to Darden’s renowned standard of responsible leadership.

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Academic Areas