Robert A. Prentice, J.D.


Department of Business, Government, and Society

McCombs School of Business

UT Austin

Robert Prentice, J.D., has taught business law and business ethics at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin for thirty-three years.  He is the Ed and Molly Smith Professor of Business Law, Chair of the Business, Government & Society Department, faculty director of the Business Honors Program, and director of the Ethics Unwrapped ethics video series.  He has published several textbooks and approximately seventy articles on business law and business ethics.  Professor Prentice has received approximately fifty teaching awards, and is an inaugural member of UT Austin’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers and a recipient of the UT System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award.  He is married to the wonderful Sharon Dunn and has two great daughters, Indy and Kira.