Keynote and Program

Keynote Speaker - Patricia H. Werhane

Patricia H. WerhanePatricia Werhane is the Wicklander Chair of Business Ethics, Emerita at DePaul University and the Ruffin Professor Emerita at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. Previously she was the Wertenberger Professor of Business Ethics at Loyola University Chicago. She has been a Rockefeller Fellow at Dartmouth College and a visiting fellow at Cambridge University. In 2014 she was the Visiting Fulbright Specialist at All Hallows College in Dublin and a TEDx speaker there.

In 2008 she was listed as one of the 100 most influential people in business ethics by Ethisphere Magazine.

Professor Werhane is the author or over 100 articles and book chapters, and the author or editor of twenty-seven books including, Women in Business, Ethical Issues in Business, edited with Tom Donaldson, Persons, Rights, and Corporations, Adam Smith and his Legacy for Modern Capitalism, Moral Imagination and Management Decision-Making, Organization Ethics for Health Care, Alleviating Poverty Through Profitable Partnerships (with Kelley, Hartman, and Moberg) and Obstacles to Ethical Decision-Making (with Hartman, Archer, Englehardt, and Pritchard.)

Professor Werhane is a founding member and past president of the Society of Business Ethics, past president of the American Society for Value Inquiry, and past president of the International Society for Business, Economics and Ethics. She is the founding editor of Business Ethics Quarterly.

She currently is the Executive Producer of an Emmy-award winning television documentary series, BIG QUESTIONS, airing on Chicago Public Television.

Keynote Abstract: Linguistic Framing and Social Construction