Mark DesJardine
Pennsylvania State University

Mark is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Sustainability at Pennsylvania State University’s Smeal College of Business. Mark's research focuses on unpacking how financial markets shape the sustainability of companies. His work has been published in leading academic journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal, and covered by various media outlets, including Reuters, the New York Times, and the Financial Times. Mark has won numerous awards for his research, including Best Paper Awards (AOM, SMS, ARCS) and People's Choice Awards (ARCS), as well as the Sumantra Ghoshal Research and Practice Award from the Academy of Management (STR). In 2021, Mark won two Emerging Scholar Awards, one from the Academy of Management (ONE) and another from the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability, a Responsible Research in Management Award from the Academy of Management Fellows Group, and the Best Article Award from the FIR-Principles of Responsible Investment. Mark serves on the Editorial Boards of Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, and Organization & Environment, and is a Representative-at-Large of the Stakeholder Interest Group of the Strategic Management Society. Mark is a CFA Charterholder and holds a PhD from Western University’s Ivey Business School.