Shirley-Ann Behravesh

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Phoenix
Assistant Professor
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DTPHX Campus
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1221
Asst Professor of Global Sustainable Enterprise
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
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Asst Professor of Global Sustainable Enterprise
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
1221
Asst Professor of Global Sustainable Enterprise
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
1221
Asst Professor of Global Sustainable Enterprise
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
1221
Senior Global Futures Scientist
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
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1221

Biography

Shirley-Ann Behravesh is an assistant professor in global sustainable enterprise with the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Dr. Behravesh is also a senior global futures scientist with the Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation. She holds degrees in management, finance, manufacturing engineering and sustainability. Her research focuses on strategies to encourage adoption of sustainability and innovation practices within organizations and communities. Having grown up on a small island in the Caribbean, Dr. Behravesh is particularly interested in building resilient communities through grassroots innovations in small-island states and the developing world. She teaches courses in innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainability. Dr. Behravesh works with and advises organizations in the field of sustainability and sits on the Climate Action Advisory Council for the City of Tucson. 

Research Interests

Corporate sustainability: Sustainable business practices; Environmental standards; Corporate Social Responsibility; Organizational culture & Sustainability; Sustainable Supply Chains; Sustainable enterprise & innovation; Design for Sustainability; Sustainable Production & Consumption

International Development: Sustainable development for the developing world; Humanitarian Engineering

Education: Sustainability education; Pedagogy for complex sciences, problem solving and critical thinking

 

 

 

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
SOS 492 Honors Directed Study
TGM 492 Honors Directed Study
SOS 493 Honors Thesis
TGM 498 Pro-Seminar
SOS 545 Creating Sustainable Orgs
PAF 545 Creating Sustainable Orgs
IVD 560 Innovation Studio I
TGM 586 Glbl Entrepr & Sus Bus
TAM 589 Global Field Seminar
Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
EMS 593 Applied Project
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
SOS 110 Sustainable World
SOS 328 Sustainability and Enterprise
EMS 588 MSL Capstone
EMS 589 MSL Capstone Project Prep
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
SOS 110 Sustainable World
SOS 492 Honors Directed Study
SOS 493 Honors Thesis
PAF 545 Creating Sustainable Orgs
SOS 545 Creating Sustainable Orgs
IVD 560 Innovation Studio I
EMS 587 MSL Capstone Prep
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
SOS 322 Intl Development&Sustainabilty
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
SOS 110 Sustainable World
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities
SOS 394 Special Topics
SOS 493 Honors Thesis
ENT 494 Special Topics
GRA 494 Special Topics
IND 494 Special Topics
SOS 498 Pro-Seminar
EMS 586 Intro to MSL Capstone
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
SOS 110 Sustainable World
SOS 492 Honors Directed Study
EMS 588 MSL Capstone
SOS 594 Conference and Workshop
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
SOS 110 Sustainable World
EMS 586 Intro to MSL Capstone
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
SOS 110 Sustainable World
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
SOS 110 Sustainable World
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities
SOS 594 Conference and Workshop
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
SOS 110 Sustainable World

Industry Positions

Program Consultant - Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council