Gregory Fairchild is the E. Thayer Bigelow Associate Professor of Business Administration at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. Fairchild serves as an academic director for Darden’s Institute for Business in Society (IBIS). He teaches strategic management, entrepreneurship and ethics in Darden’s MBA and Executive Education programs.
Fairchild’s research work on underserved markets and economic development has been supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. He has been noted as one of the Top Ten Business School Professors in the World by CNN/Fortune and the Financial Times.
Fairchild and his wife, Tierney Temple Fairchild (D ’94) are the founders of Resilience Education, an organization committed to providing high quality Socratic education to those that might not otherwise afford it (www.Resilience-Education.org). This is the conduit through which the Darden Prison Program is administered, among other initiatives.