Karen Landolt - The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business. Austin, TX, US

Karen Landolt Karen Landolt

Lecturer, Department of Business, Government and Society | The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business

Austin, TX, US
Focusing on the ethical and social responsibilities in business through service learning.


Areas of Expertise (6)

Business Law Business Ethics Entrepreneurship Career Development Leadership Program Development Entrepreneurial Consulting

Industry Expertise (4)

Business Services Training and Development Program Development Non-Profit/Charitable


Karen Landolt is a lecturer in the Department of Business, Government and Society at the McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin. She teaches undergraduate business students in business law, entrepreneurship, and ethics.





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Testimonials (1)

David Wenger, Director of Communications | McCombs School of Business

I have had the pleasure of working with Karen on several occasions. She is compassionate about teaching and encourages students to focus on their social responsibilities as business professionals. She has a broad range of experience and is very responsive to media inquiries.

Education (2)

Northeastern University School of Law: J.D., Law 2000

The University of Texas at Austin: B.A., Government 1994

Media Appearances (4)

Students Learn Ethics Through Community Service

McCombs TODAY  online


In Karen Landolt's classroom, the combination of community service and traditional learning helps students think through how to react when facing ethical dilemmas.

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LGBTQ-friendly legislation faces barriers at UT System and state legislature

The Daily Texan  online


Karen Landolt, one of the founders of the UT Pride and Equity Faculty Staff Association, helped research peer institutions with domestic partner benefits and said she does not see a pattern between a university’s location and its ability to offer benefits. “These are not liberal states where those benefits are happening,” Landolt said. “It’s just not happening at UT.”While this legislation for gender-inclusive housing and same-sex insurance benefits, QSA is currently writing student legislation that would require members of student organizations to go through mandatory diversity training, though this legislation would also require regent approval...

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Bill could allow UT employees to share benefits with same-sex partners

The Daily Texan  online


The McCombs School of Business lost its top management candidate to Duke University because it was unable to offer benefits to the candidate’s partner, said Karen Landolt, director of the HireTexas interview center at the School of Undergraduate Studies. Landolt said incidents like this have happened multiple times at the University and each time reopening the search for faculty costs the University $6,000...

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DP benefits at UT, A&M remain in 'Legislature's hands'

Dallas Voice  online


Karen Landolt started UT’s Pride and Equity Faculty and Staff Association in 2006 and has been advocating for the legislation ever since. Although the Legislature has the anti-gay bill filed, targeting DP benefits in school districts, Landolt said the UT group is hoping that even the conservative lawmakers will see the issue as a competitive business strategy to retain the top faculty and staff...

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Event Appearances (5)

Oh Behave! Behavioral Interviews: What kinds of questions are asked and how do you answer them?

Texas Library Association Annual Conference  Texas Library Association


Effective Job Search Strategies

SXSW EDU Conference Presenter  Austin, Texas


Ethics and Technology: Invited Lecture

Denius-Sams Gaming Academy  College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin


Team building with Gallup StrengthsFinder

SXSW EDU staff retreat  Austin, TX


Being "Out" on the Job Search and at Work

Invited Address  Southwestern University


Partnerships (1)

Engage Leadership Consulting

Dr. Katie Pritchett and PhD Candidate Miha Vindis leadership and entrepreneurial consulting


Launching new leadership consulting practice

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