Diana C. Robertson (vitae, pdf)
The Wharton School
Diana C. Robertson is the Joseph Kolodny Professor of Social Responsibility in Business and a Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She was previously on the faculty at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and the London Business School. Robertson is an Academic Advisor with the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics.
Robertson’s specialty is business ethics, and her research interests center on organizational issues in business ethics, particularly the impact of the firm on employee decision-making about ethical issues. Her work examines how organizations influence the ethical behavior of employees through formal ethics initiatives, such as codes of ethics, and via other organizational variables, including organizational structure, pressure to perform, and compensation and control systems. At present she is conducting research using neuroimaging technology to identify neural activations in the brain associated with moral reasoning processes.