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, 2021


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

Professional Service

  • Academy of Management. Role: Reviewer. Ad Hoc reviewer for papers for the annual conference. 2019 - 2020

Internal Service

  • University of Utah + Howard University = IMPACT Advisory Board. Board Member, 2021 - present. service.
  • DESB Dean Search Committee. Committee Member, 2021 - present. service.
  • Serving on DESB Faculty Committee on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Member. 2021 - present. service.
  • University of Utah Black Faculty and Staff Association. Member, 2020 - present. 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, 2019 - 2019. service.
  • The African American Doctoral Scholars Initiative. Student: Chideraa Nwachukwu, PhD student in Chemistry. Mentor, 2019 - 2020. service.