Albers School of Business and Economics
Faculty and Staff

Sharon Parks, PhD

  • Sharon Daloz Parks, PhD


    Personal Bio

    Sharon Daloz Parks is director, Leadership for the New Commons, an initiative of the Whidbey Institute. Formerly, for more than sixteen years, she held faculty and research positions at Harvard University including a senior research fellow at the Harvard Business School and in the Leadership Education Project at the Kennedy School of Government. Among her publications: Leadership Can Be Taught: A Bold Approach for a Complex World; Big Questions, Worthy Dreams: Mentoring Young Adults in their Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Faith; and she is co-author of Common Fire: Leading Lives of Commitment in a Complex World. She speaks and consults nationally for a wide range of professional organizations and institutions.