Mark Starik


Mark Starik has recently been appointed as a Professor of Supply Chain and Operations Management in the UTS Management Discipline Group. Previously, he served as a Professor of Management and Sustainability and the Director of the Center for Ethical and Sustainable Business in the College of Business at San Francisco State University (U.S.A). There, he researched and taught in the areas of strategic management, business environmental management and policy, and business energy and climate issues and solutions. His career experience includes more than 20 years at George Washington University (U.S.A.) in which he co-founded and co-directed two sustainability-related centers and chaired the Department of Strategic Management and Public Policy. He has also held several positions in and consulted with various business, government, and non-profit organizations, primarily in the energy and environment areas, and is a co-founder of several sustainability non-profit organizations, including the Academy of Management’s Organizations & the Natural Environment (ONE) Interest Group (now a Division). His research interests include sustainable supply chain management, strategic sustainability management, sustainable energy and climate solutions, and sustainability management theory. He is a Co-Editor of the journal Organization and Environment and holds a Ph.D. in Strategic Management (major) and Operations and Information Systems Management (minors) from the University of Georgia (U.S.A.), and an M.A. in Natural Resources Policy and Administration and a B.A. in Economics, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (U.S.A.). His hobbies include running, writing fiction and non-fiction, watching baseball, exploring nature, and appreciating jazz and blues music.

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