Sarah E. Light

Sarah Light

Associate Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics

About Sarah:

Sarah E. Light is an associate professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where she teaches negotiation. Her research examines issues at the intersection of environmental law, corporate sustainability, and business innovation. Her articles have appeared in the Stanford Law Review, the Duke Law Journal, the UCLA Law Review, and the Vanderbilt Law Review, among others. Professor Light has received numerous teaching awards for MBA and undergraduate teaching, including the Teaching Excellence Award. Prior to joining the Wharton faculty, Professor Light served for 10 years as an assistant United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, including four years as chief of the environmental protection unit. Professor Light earned her JD from Yale Law School, an MPhil in politics from Oxford University where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and an AB from Harvard College.


Executive Education Programs Taught:

The CFO: Becoming a Strategic Partner

This program helps you refine your leadership style, communicate your financial knowledge to other leaders, and extend your influence across the organization. You will enhance your ability to impact your organization's strategy and value creation.