BARBARA "Ariel" BLAIR portrait
  • Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Management Department

Honors & Awards

  • The Marcus Garvey Black Star Excellence Award is for new University of Utah faculty and staff who have stepped up to the plate and helped build and broadcast the University of Utah in a positive light. University of Utah Black Faculty and Staff Association, 03/26/2021


  • International Leadership Association (ILA), Member, 09/20/2018 - present
  • Academy of Management (AOM), Member, 05/01/2012 - present

Professional Service

  • Management Doctoral Students Association. Role: Co-Leader. Management Doctoral Students Association (MDSA) Workshop with Stewart, M., “Sustainable Impact as a Professor,” Seattle, WA, August 2022. 08/05/2022 - present
  • Academy of Management. Role: Reviewer. Ad Hoc reviewer for papers for the annual conference. 02/01/2019 - 03/31/2020

Internal Service

  • University of Utah + Howard University = IMPACT Advisory Board. Board Member, 11/2021 - present. College service.
  • DESB Dean Search Committee. Committee member, 08/2021 - 03/2022. College service.
  • Serving on DESB Faculty Committee on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Member. 03/2021 - 05/2022. College service.
  • University of Utah Black Faculty and Staff Association. Member, 01/01/2020 - present. University service.
  • Invited by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to speak to incoming first generation students of color about how to be successful in college. Speaker, 07/10/2019 - 07/10/2019. College service.
  • The African American Doctoral Scholars Initiative. Student: Chideraa Nwachukwu, PhD student in Chemistry. Mentor, 07/2019 - 07/2020. University service.