Faculty Experts

Meghan R. Murray

The president and founder of Stynson LLC, an Internet marketing and business strategy consulting firm, Murray teaches the “Digital Marketing” and “Management Communication” courses in Darden’s MBA program. Her expertise... Learn More

Bidhan L. Parmar

Parmar is an authority on how to make good decisions — one of the toughest challenges in leading a business. He focuses on how managers make decisions and collaborate in... Learn More

Lili Powell

Powell’s current academic interests are mindful communication and leadership presence. She also has expertise in leadership and management communication, corporate reputation and diversity.

Powell has authored numerous cases and is co-author... Learn More

James R. Rubin

The late Professor Rubin (1951–2016) was a Darden faculty member for more than two decades. Area coordinator of the Management Communication area at Darden, Rubin was an expert in corporate... Learn More

Saras D. Sarasvathy

Named one of the Top 18 Entrepreneurship Professors by Fortune Small Business magazine, Sarasvathy is a leading scholar on the cognitive basis for high-performance entrepreneurship. Her work pioneered the logic of... Learn More

Michael J. Schill

Schill is an authority on international corporate finance, stock market anomalies and business valuation.

Schill is co-author of the book Case Studies in Finance: Managing for Corporate Value Creation with Darden... Learn More

William W. Sihler

Sihler is an authority on financial management, financial service organizations — such as banks, investments banks and insurance companies — and small enterprise finance. He also is an expert in... Learn More

Paul J. Simko

Simko is an authority on capital markets, financial accounting, corporate financial reporting and disclosure, and enterprise risk management.

Broadly, Simko’s research examines issues related to financial accounting information. He is particularly interested in topics... Learn More

Scott A. Snell

Snell is an expert in strategic human resource management — helping organizations compete better through people. He specializes in talent management, human capital strategy and organizational capability.

His research focuses on... Learn More

Robert E. Spekman

Robert Spekman is the Tayloe Murphy Professor Emeritus at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. He is a recognized authority on business-to-business marketing strategy, channels of distribution design... Learn More