Jim Detert

Jim Detert
Jim Detert
Professor & Associate Dean
Darden Graduate School of Business Administration

Jim Detert is a Professor in the Leadership and Organizational Behavior area, and Associate Dean for Executive Degree Programs and Leadership Initiatives, at the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.

Jim has written many teaching cases and other curriculum materials. He has also designed leadership and ethics classes taught around the world in degree and non-degree formats.

Jim’s current research focuses on workplace courage, improvement-oriented voice, ethical decision making and behavior, and other leadership-related topics. His research has appeared in many prominent practitioner and academic outlets, including Harvard Business Review, Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science, and Personnel Psychology.

Most recently, he has published the article “Cultivating Everyday Courage” in Harvard Business Review, and is working on a book on the same topic.

Jim received his M.A. in sociology and Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Harvard University. He also holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota and a BBA from the University of Wisconsin.