Dr. Hargrave's research focuses on the influence of institutions on organizational action, and the processes by which institutional change occurs. He is especially interested in understanding change in organizational beliefs and practices related to social and environmental issues.
Dr. Hargrave has published in Academy of Management Review, Business Ethics Quarterly, and elsewhere. He has presented his research at Academy of Management annual meetings and selected conferences pertaining to institutional theory, environmental management, and business ethics.
Dr. Hargrave earned his Ph.D from the University of Minnesota, and he holds an M.A. in Energy and Resources, an MBA, and a B.S. degree from the University of California at Berkeley.
Prior to coming to academe, Dr. Hargrave worked on global climate change policy. His main responsibilities included emissions trading system design and the management of stakeholder dialogues.