Faculty & Staff

Nardia Haigh, PhD

Associate Professor of Management


photo of Nardia Haigh

Areas of Expertise

Strategic Management, Climate Change , Social Entrepreneurship, Corporate Sustainability


PhD, Business Management, University of Queensland, Australia
Master of Technology Management, University of Queensland, Australia
Bachelor of Information Systems, University of Tasmania, Australia

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information


Dr Haigh is a business strategist for sustainability issues. Her research focuses on strategies and business models that address issues like climate change, the management of environmental commons, and social issues such as poverty, inequality, and food security. Nardia primarily uses scenario planning to help companies strategize for these large-scale issues. She has researched these issues and consulted with companies about them, and her work appears in outlets including the California Management Review, European Management Journal, Organization & Environment, Business Strategy and the Environment. Nardia has been cited in news outlets such as The Guardian. Dr Haigh completed her Ph.D. in business management at the University of Queensland Business School, in Brisbane, Australia.



Funding, Awards and Distinctions

2013     SJF Institute/Duke University Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship B LAB and GIIRS Research Project Grant
2012     Academy of Innovation Management, Tsinghua SEM Excellent Paper Award
2011     University of Massachusetts Boston Joseph P. Healey Research Grant
2011     University of Massachusetts Boston College of Management Faculty Scholarship Award
2010     University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment Research Seed Grant
2004     Academy of Management Organizations & the Natural Environment Best Paper Award

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