Joel I. Harmon

Joel I. Harmon

Professor, Management & Entrepreneurship,
Silberman College of Business

Contact Information


  • Strategic Management
  • Sustainability Management
  • Global Capstone
  • International Management
  • Foundations of Management


  • BA, City College of New York
  • MA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • PhD, Rockefeller College State University of New York, Albany


Corporate sustainability and social responsibility, focusing on linkages between people, learning practices and business performance.

Academic Profile

Joel Harmon, Ph.D. is a Professor of Management in the Silberman College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University, and the former co-founder and Executive Director of its Institute for Sustainable Enterprise. Over 35 years of his academic career that followed his time in the industry, he has consulted with many leading companies and served in numerous leadership positions for the University and for professional associations. He earned his Master’s in Environmental Sciences from Rensselaer Polytechnic University and his Doctorate in Organization Transformation Strategy from the State University of New York, Albany.  He specializes in corporate sustainability, focusing on linkages between people, learning practices, and business performance.  He has published extensively in a variety of leading academic and practitioner journals, receiving awards for papers and case studies.  He was Principal Investigator on a four-year action-research project in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs funded by the National Science Foundation.

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