Research Fellows

The IEL Research Fellows are full time faculty members of Rutgers Business School who do research and/or teaching in areas related to Business Ethics, Leadership Ethics, and Corporate Social Responsibility. The eight Fellows will meet regularly throughout the academic year to discuss their research, serve as advisors who shape the direction of research and other IEL activities, and contribute to the Institute’s programs. The IEL will announce and post abstracts of the fellows' work when they are published.

Faculty Spotlight

Michael Barnett

Professor

Mike joined RBS in 2012, serving as Vice Dean for Academic Programs until 2015. He researches how firms' efforts at stakeholder management, through acts of corporate social responsibility and via communal institutions such as industry trade associations, influence their reputations and financial performance and affect society. Many of his research...

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Chao Chen

Professor and Department Vice Chair

Professor Chen is full professor of organization management and global business. He has published articles in premier journals including the Academy of Management JournalAcademy of Management ReviewAdministrative Science QuarterlyJournal of Applied PsychologyOrganizational Science , Journal of International Business Studies, and Journal...

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Joanne B. Ciulla

Professor and Research Director of the Institute for Ethical Leadership

Professor Ciulla has spent most of her career developing the field of leadership ethics. Her research on the ethical challenges of leadership is interdisciplinary but draws heavily on literature in philosophy and history. She has also done extensive research in the area of business ethics. Prior to joining Rutgers, she...

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Wayne Eastman

Professor

Professor Eastman has published articles in business ethics, management, and law journals. His academic research program focuses on business ethics, with emphases on how moral emotions help people solve social gamessolution concepts for two-person gamesideology, and value diversity. Currently, he is working with others...

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Jerry W. Kim

Assistant Professor

Jerry Kim is an Assistant Professor at Rutgers Business School, where he teaches courses on technology, innovation, and strategy. His research focuses on how social structures such as status or networks shape the behavior of actors in market and organizational settings. Much of his work looks at these issues in...

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Tobey Karen Scharding

Visiting Assistant Professor

Professor Scharding specializes in business ethics, finance ethics, and ethics, with a particular focus on issues concerning risk and uncertainty. Her research develops various ethical decision-making approaches, including Kantian ethics, contractualism, and expected value theory, with an aim of enhancing the approaches' abilities to address ethical questions about risk and...

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Danielle Warren

Associate Professor

The main focus of Professor Warren’s research is constructive and destructive deviance in business organizations and the effects of social and financial sanctions on these behaviors. She is not only interested in examining what causes certain behaviors but also the standards used to judge conduct. Her empirical studies include an...

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Christopher Young

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice

Chris Young is an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice at Rutgers Business School, where his teaching and research interests focus on business strategy and market based ethics. He holds a Ph.D. and MBA from Rutgers University with a concentration in international finance, political economy, and professional accounting.

Dr. Young has...

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