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Nicole Darnall

MEMBER SINCE: 2019

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Nicole Darnall is Foundation Professor of Management and Public Policy and Director and Co-founder of ASU’s Sustainable Purchasing Research Initiative. A Distinguished Sustainability Scholar at ASU's Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation, she was previously Associate Dean of Faculty Success in ASU's College of Global Futures and Associate Director of ASU's School of Sustainability. Her research assesses non-regulatory sustainability governance approaches: voluntary programs, strategic alliances, certifications, and information-based initiatives. Her work investigates whether the absence of state coercion, combined with appropriate incentives, can encourage organizations and individuals to behave more sustainably. Professor Darnall is an Abe Fellow, an Economic and Social Research Council and Social Science Research Council Collaborative Visiting Fellow, an Erasmus Mundus International Scholar, and Spanish Ministry of Education International Fellow. Prior to her career in academia she worked as an economist for the U.S. Forest Service.

History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
Director and Co-founder
Sustainable Purchasing Research Initiative
Arizona State University
2017
Present
Associate Member
Center for Research into Sustainability
Royal Holloway University of London, Surrey, England
2017
Present
Associate Dean/Director and Professor of Management and Public Policy
School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
2018
2021
Visiting Scholar & Abe Fellow
Research Institute for Environmental Economics and Management, Department of Political Science and Economics
Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
2018
2019
Visiting Scholar
Institute of Management
Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy
2018
2018
Visiting Professor
Nanyang Business School, Division of Strategy, Management and Organisation
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2018
2018
Visiting Scholar & Abe Fellow
Research Institute for Environmental Economics and Management, Department of Political Science and Economics
Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
2017
2018
Professor of Management and Public Policy
School of Public Affairs, School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
2015
2018
Associate Director
Center for Organization Research and Design
Arizona State University
2014
2018
Associate Professor of Management and Public Policy
School of Public Affairs, School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
2011
2015
Associate Professor of Management and Public Policy
Department of Environmental Science & Policy
George Mason University
2009
2011
Faculty Affiliate
Department of Public and International Affairs
George Mason University
2005
2011
Associate Faculty
Center for Global Studies
George Mason University
2009
2011
International Fellow
Department of Organization and Business
University of Granada, Granada, Spain
2011
2011
Economic and Social Research Council and Social Science Research Council Collaborative Fellow
Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society
Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales
2009
2010
Erasmus Mundus International Scholar
International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics
Lund University, Lund, Sweden
2010
2010
Erasmus Mundus International Scholar
Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy
Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
2010
2010
Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental Science & Policy
George Mason University
2005
2009
Assistant Professor of Public Administration
Department of Political Science and Public Administration
North Carolina State University
2002
2005
Lecturer of Public Administration
Department of Political Science and Public Administration
North Carolina State University
2001
2002
Foundation Professor of Management and Public Policy
School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
2021
Primary Policy Areas

Consumer Protection, Energy/Natural Resources, Environment, Government Operations/Innovation

Primary Sector of Expertise

Academic

Primary Functions

Academic Faculty, Academic Administration, Change Management, Organizational Structure/Design/Development, Performance Measurement, Procurement and Acquisition, Strategic Planning