Harris Sondak

Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

Harris  Sondak
  • Daniels Professor of Ethics, School Of Business, University of Utah
  • Professor, Management Department, University of Utah
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, College Of Law, University of Utah

Biography

Education

  • BA 1982, Philosophy, University of Colorado
  • MS 1988, Organizational Behavior, Northwestern University
  • PhD 1990, Organizational Behavior, Northwestern University

Honors & Awards

  • Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Faculty Lead. 07/2013
  • Brady Superior Teaching Award . David Eccles School of Business, 05/2011
  • David Eccles Faculty Scholar. David Eccles School of Business, 2010
  • Distinguished Teaching Award. University of Utah, 2008
  • Outstanding Service Learning Faculty of the Year. Bennion Center / U of U, 2007
  • University of Utah Civically Engaged Scholar. Utah Campus Compact, 2007
  • Ph.D. Teaching Excellence Award. David Eccles School of Business, 2006
  • Distinguished Service Award. David Eccles School of Business, 2004

Biography

Harris Sondak is Daniels Professor of Ethics and Professor of Management at the David Eccles School of Business. He is a member of the Management Department and a David Eccles Faculty Scholar. Dr. Sondak is Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at Duke University.

Dr. Sondak's research investigates the psychology of allocation decisions including two-party and multi-party negotiations and in market contexts, group process and decisions, and procedural justice and ethics. His research has been published in Business Ethics Quarterly, Group Decision and Negotiation, the Journal of Economic Psychology, the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, the Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Social Justice Research, and other outlets. His teaching includes courses on groups, negotiations, creating and maintaining business relationships, managing conflict in organizations, competitive strategy, managing diversity, organizational behavior, consulting to non-profits, philosophy of social science, business ethics, culture, and leadership. He has taught these subjects to executives, Ph.D. candidates, MBA students, and undergraduates from around the world. Dr. Sondak has received teaching awards including the University of Utah's highest teaching honor.

Dr. Sondak served as the Director of the Ph.D. program at the business school at the University of Utah, as Associate Editor of Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, as Academic Advisor to Equality Utah, and was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City. Dr. Sondak is currently an elected official of Alta, Utah.

Dr. Sondak attended St. John's College in Santa Fe, received his B.A. in philosophy from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Northwestern University. He was a member of the faculty of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University from 1990-1995 and has been a visiting faculty member at Duke University, the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, India, and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.