Dr. Jared HarrisInstructor

Associate Professor Jared Harris teaches both Ethics and Strategy courses in Darden’s MBA program, and a doctoral seminar on corporate governance and ethics. His research centers on the interplay between ethics and strategy, with a focus on the topics of corporate governance, business ethics, and inter-organizational trust. His work on corporate financial misrepresentation won the 2007 ‘best dissertation’ award in one division of the Academy of Management (Social Issues in Management) and qualified him as one of six finalists in another division (Business Policy and Strategy).  

His work has been published in Organization Science and Business & Professional Ethics Journal, and has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and The New Yorker, as well as other media outlets in the United States, Canada, Germany, India, and the U.K.

Prior to joining the Darden faculty in 2006, Harris taught at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.  Previously, he worked as an accountant and consultant for several leading public accounting firms in Boston and Portland, Oregon, and served as the Chief Financial Officer of a small technology firm in Washington D.C.  A Fellow with the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics, Jared is also a research partner of OCEG (Open Ethics and Compliance Group) as well as the IMA (Institute of Management Accountants), and is a Certified Public Accountant, currently licensed in the state of Oregon.  He consults with several leading financial services companies on the topics of strategic management, ethics and compliance.  Ph.D., University of Minnesota; MAcc., Brigham Young University; B.S., Brigham Young University.