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Mark Starik

Mark Starik

Title: Professor of Strategic Management & Public Policy

Department: Strategic Management and Public Policy

Address: Funger Hall, Suite 615B

Phone: (202) 994-5621


Degrees: Ph.D., in Strategic Management, University of Georgia, 1991

M.A. in Natural Resources Policy & Administration, University of Wisconsin, 1978

B.A. in Economics, University of Wisconsin, 1976

Area of Expertise: Strategic Environmental Management, Energy and Climate Change Policy, Stakeholder Management, Non-Profit Management, Environmental Entrepreneurship

Publications: Organizations and the Sustainability Mosaic: Crafting Long Term Ecological and Societal Solutions (with S. Sharma & B. Husted), 2007, Edward Elgar Publishing.

Editorial Positions: Co-Editor, Organization & Environment

Professional Activities: Board Member of the Sustainable Business Network of Washington, the National Environmental Education Foundation, the Solar Household Energy, Inc., and the Institute for Sustainability Education & Action.

Current Research: Environmental Entrepreneurship; Stakeholder Management; Business & Climate Change Policy & Management

Grants: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Local Environmental Protection Councils (1999)

Other: Starik was a co-founder of the Academy of Management Organizations & the Natural Environment (ONE) Interest Group, which is being upgraded to “division” status at the 2007 Annual Academy of Management Meeting. He has also consulted with a number of business, government, and nonprofit organizations on a wide-range of sustainability-oriented topics. Starik has published numerous books and articles and has taught several courses at each level on these topics. He is the faculty advisor of the GW Net Impact student group and the volunteer coordinator of the biennial GWSB application to the Aspen Institute “Beyond Grey Pinstripes” program, both of which promote the incorporation of social and environmental issues in businesses and business schools.