Professional Bio

Ph.D. (Philosophy and Ethics), Washington University in St. Louis

MHR (Human Resource Management), University of South Carolina

BA (Theology), Ambassador University

 

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Ethics in organizations

Integrity and leadership

The influence of corporate culture on behavior

Moral identity

Publications

“Leadership and the Three Faces of Integrity”. The Leadership Quarterly, Vol. 24, No. 3. June 2013.

“Evaluating Ethical Approaches to Crisis Leadership: Insights from Unintentional Harm Research”, Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 98, No. 2. January 2011.

"Firestone and Latex in Liberia.” Online case study for Business Ethics: A Textbook with Cases, 7th Ed. by William H. Shaw, Wadsworth-Cengage Learning, 2009

Select Presentations

“The Three Faces of Leadership Integrity,” Society of Business Ethics Conference. Boston, Massachusetts. August 3, 2012.

“Doing it Right: Using Positive Examples in Class,” Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education Conference, Los Angeles, California. July 15, 2012.

“Is Integrity too Dangerous for Business?” Seventeenth Annual International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference. The Institute for Business and Professional Ethics of DePaul University. Chicago, Illinois. October 14, 2010.

“Integrity and Moral Identity.” Philosophy Department Colloquium, Washington University in St. Louis. St. Louis, Missouri. April 22, 2010.

“Of Integrity and Situations.” Political Theory Workshop, Political Science Department, Washington University in St. Louis. St. Louis, Missiouri. April 2, 2010.

“A Defense of the Morality-Theism Connection.” Lindenwood University Philosophy Colloquium, St. Charles, Missouri. March 13, 2008.

“Managing Unintentional Harm: Why Mistakes Overshadow Your Good Deeds” Fourteenth Annual International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference. The Institute for Business and Professional Ethics of DePaul University. Chicago, Illinois. November 1-3, 2007.

“Can Reason Deliver Us from Evil?” Pluralism, Politics and God? International Symposium on Religion and Public Reason. McGill University, Montreal, Canada. September 13-15, 2007.

“When Jobs Require Unjust Acts: Resolving the Conflict between Roles and Common Morality.” Cardinal Virtues Conference on Justice. D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership, Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wisconsin. April 13-14, 2007.