Patricia Werhane

Patricia Werhane (vitae, pdf)
DePaul University

Patricia H. Werhane is the Wicklander Chair in Business Ethics and Director of the Institute for Business and Professional Ethics at DePaul University. She is a Senior Fellow of the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business Adminstration, where she was formerly the Ruffin Professor of Business Ethics, teaching from 1993 – 2009. She is an Academic Advisor with the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics.

She is a prolific author, an acclaimed authority on employee rights in the workplace, one of the leading scholars on Adam Smith, and founder and former editor-in-chief ofBusiness Ethics Quarterly, the leading journal of business ethics. She was a founding member and past president of the Society for Business Ethics and, in 2001, was elected to the Executive Committee of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. Before joining the Darden faculty in 1993 Werhane served on the faculties of Loyola University Chicago and Dartmouth College. She was a visiting scholar at Cambridge University and the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.