Sharon Daloz Parks, PhD

Adjunct, Executive Education


Personal Bio

Sharon Daloz Parks is principal, Leadership for the New Commons, and senior fellow at the Whidbey Institute.

Formerly, for more than sixteen years, she held faculty and research positions at Harvard University including senior research fellow at the Harvard Business School and in the Center for Public Leadership 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.