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2008- Present

Darden School of Business,University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Samuel L. Slover Professor of Business.

Associate Dean & Executive Director, The Batten Institute
Faculty Director & Founder, Alliance for Research in Corporate Sustainability

2002- 2008

Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, Durham, NC
Associate Professor of Business (with tenure). Strategy Area.

Associate Professor of Environmental Policy (secondary). Nicholas School.
Area Coordinator for the Strategy Area (2006-2008)
Faculty Director, Corporate Sustainability Initiative (2007-2008)

1999- 2002

Stern School of Business, New York University, New York, NY

Assistant Professor of Management. Management Department.

Visiting Professorships

University College & Said Business School, Oxford University, Oxford, UK (2010)

Harvard Business School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2007)

Institute for Management Development (IMD), Lausanne, Switzerland (2001)


1999 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Ph.D.

Doctor of Philosophy in Technology Management and Policy.

Dissertation: Agency and Information Costs in the Intra-Firm Diffusion of Practice

1994 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA M.S.

Master of Science in Systems Engineering. (Concentration in Environmental Systems.)

1993 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA B.S.

Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering. (Concentration in Environmental Systems.) Graduated with Distinction. Selected member of Omega Rho, IMP Society, Raven Society, Order of Omega, Tau Beta Pi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Golden Key Society, Phi Eta Sigma.

Recent Journal Articles

1. Hall, Jeremy, Greg Daneke, & Michael Lenox. 2010. “Sustainable Development and Entrepreneurship: Past Contributions and Future Directions.” Journal of Business Venturing. Volume 25, Issue 5, Pages 439-448. (Lead Article to Special Issue on Sustainable Development and Entrepreneurship)

2. Lenox, Michael, Scott Rockart, & Arie Lewin. 2010. “Does Interdependency Affect Industry Profitability? An Empirical Test.” Strategic Management Journal. 31(2): 121-139. (Lead Article)

3. Lenox, Michael & Chuck Eesley. 2008. “Private Environmental Activism and the Selection and Response of Firm Targets.” Journal of Economics & Management Strategy. 18(1): 45-73.

4. Lenox, Michael, Scott Rockart, & Arie Lewin. 2007. “Interdependency, Competition, and Industry Dynamics.” Management Science. 53(4): 599-615.

5. Lenox, Michael. 2006. “The Role of Private, Decentralized Institutions in Sustaining Industry Self-Regulation.” Organization Science. 17(6): 670-690. (Lead Article)

6. Dushnitsky, Gary & Michael Lenox. 2006. “When Does Corporate Venture Capital Create Firm Value?” Journal of Business Venturing. 21(6): 753-772.

7. Eesley, Chuck & Michael Lenox. 2006. “Firm Responses to Secondary Stakeholder Action.” Strategic Management Journal. 27(8): 765-782.

8. Lenox, Michael, Scott Rockart, & Arie Lewin. 2006. “Interdependency, Competition, and the Distribution of Firm and Industry Profits.” Management Science. 52(5): 757-772.

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