Dr. Ethan Burris

Professor and Chair of Management and Director of the Center for Leadership and Ethics at the University of Texas at Austin

Ethan Burris is an associate professor of Management and the Chevron Centennial Fellow at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. He is also director of the Center for Leadership and Ethics. He earned a Ph.D. in management from Cornell University and has served as a visiting scholar at Google and Microsoft. He teaches and consults on topics relating to leadership, people analytics, talent insights, managing power and politics, building engagement in groups and teams, social enterprise and negotiations. The recipient of numerous research and teaching awards, Burris received the McCombs School Award for Research Excellence in 2017 and 2015, the Fawn and Vijay Mahajan Teaching Excellence Award for Executive Education in 2015, the Hank and Mary Harkins Foundation Award for Effective Teaching in Undergraduate Classes in 2012, the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award in 2011, the ING Professor of Excellence award in 2011, and the 2009 Trammell/CBA Foundation Teaching Award for Assistant Professors.