Biography

Shawn L. Berman is the Associate Dean for Accreditation and Research at the University of New Mexico's Anderson School of Management. During 2017, he served as the Acting and then Interim Dean. He is also a Professor of Business and Society at Anderson. He received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Washington. Shawn has been at the Anderson School of Management since 2007. At Anderson, Shawn has served as a Bill Daniels Ethics Fellow. Before coming to Anderson he served on the faculties at Boston University and Santa Clara University, where he was a fellow at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics. He is a Senior Fellow at the Olsson Center of Applied Ethics at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

He has three main research interests are: Stakeholder Theory, especially measurement issues; the evolution the employee-employer relationship; and issues of corporate governance. Shawn has also recently become interested in how managerial discretion impacts firm-stakeholder relationships. His work has appeared in The Academy of Management Journal, The Academy of Management Review, Business & Society, Business Ethics Quarterly, and the Journal of Business Ethics as well as other outlets. Shawn is on the editorial board of Business & Society and Business Ethics Quarterly. In 2012, Shawn served as Division Chair for the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management, as well serving previously as program chair and professional development workshop chair. He has also served as the Co-Chair for the SIM Doctoral Consortium. Shawn currently serves on the boards of two non-profits in Albuquerque, the Rio Grande Community Development Corporation and the Bosque School Board of Trustees.

 Left: Evie, Right: Googie       

Left: Snowshoe, Right: Homer

Shawn lives in Albuquerque with his wife Janet, their two dogs, Evie and Googie, and their two cats, Homer and Snowshoe.