LeBaron Appointed as New Chair of Management

PROVO, Utah – Jul 02, 2019 – BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte C. Madrian announced the appointment of Curtis LeBaron as the new chair for the Department of Management. LeBaron began his new role on 1 June. LeBaron takes over for John Bingham, who recently became associate dean at BYU Marriott on 1 July.

“Curtis has been a valuable member of the faculty here since 2001 and will bring his thoughtful and collaborative style to this role,” Madrian says. “We’re excited for the innovations the management department will bring to the school under his leadership.”

LeBaron, a professor of organizational behavior and human resources, has been at BYU Marriott since 2001 and teaches MBA and EMBA courses on leadership, international human resources, and qualitative research methods. He has had faculty appointments at several universities around the world where he conducted research and taught doctoral courses. His research has been recognized by a variety of organizations, including the National Institute of Health (Bethesda) and the National Communication Association (LSI division). LeBaron was also awarded the BYU Marriott Teaching Excellence Award in 2005.

“I feel honored to serve as chair of the management department. I believe this department is in a golden era of productivity and excellence in both our research and teaching,” LeBaron says. “Our group of young faculty have excelled here at BYU and other top universities previously, which I believe bodes well for our future strength and success.”

The BYU Marriott School of Business prepares men and women of faith, character, and professional ability for positions of leadership throughout the world. Named for benefactors J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott, the school is located at Brigham Young University, the largest privately owned, church-sponsored university in the United States. BYU Marriott has four graduate and ten undergraduate programs with an enrollment of approximately 3,300 students.

Curtis LeBaron
Curtis LeBaron

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