Dan R. Dalton is the founding Director of the Institute for Corporate Governance, Dean Emeritus, and the Harold A. Poling Chair of Strategic Management in the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. Formerly with General Telephone & Electronics (GT&E), he received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine. A Fellow of the Academy of Management, Professor Dalton is widely published, with over 300 articles in corporate governance, business strategy, law, and ethics. Additionally, his work has been frequently featured in the business and financial press including The Wall Street Journal, Business Week Fortune, The Economist, Financial Times, The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and The New York Times. Recognized by Business Week as a "Governance Guru," Professor Dalton regularly addresses public, corporate, and industry groups on corporate governance issues. He is also a Fellow of the Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence and a member of the Indiana University Alliance of Distinguished and Titled Professors.
In 2020, Dan Dalton was presented the Bicentennial Medal for his distinguished service to Indiana University.