ELECTED MEMBERS WHO JOINTLY OVERSEE THE ACTIVIties OF SBE
Board of Directors
Each year members of the Society for Business Ethics elect a new member to the Board of Directors. The Board is the governing body of our Society and is responsible for all major policy decisions affecting the Society. Members of the Board of Directors serve a five year term. During the second year on the Board an individual serves as secretary, during the third year as program chair (for our annual conference), and during the fourth year as our Society’s president.
Bruce Barry is Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Professor of Management at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. His research on ethics, conflict, power, justice, and negotiation, has been published in numerous scholarly journals and volumes. He also writes about workplace rights and public policy issues at the intersection of business and society. He is currently editor in chief of Business Ethics Quarterly. Books include Speechless: The Erosion of Free Expression in the American Workplace (Berrett-Koehler) and three co-authored texts on negotiation (McGraw Hill) used in courses at universities worldwide. He is a past president of the International Association for Conflict Management, and a past chair of the Conflict Management Division of the Academy of Management. A native of New York, he earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Virginia and a PhD in organizational behavior from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has also taught at Duke University and the University of North Carolina, and has been a visiting scholar at the University of Melbourne and the Queensland University of Technology in Australia.
Heather Elms is Associate Professor of International Business at the Kogod School of Business, American University. She is a former Associate Editor and current Editorial Review Board Member of Business Ethics Quarterly, and current Editorial Review Board Member of Business & Society and International Journal of Emerging Markets. Her current and much of her previous work focuses on stakeholder theory and corporate responsibility. Her work has appeared in outlets including Academy of Management Review, Business Ethics Quarterly, Organizational Research Methods, Strategic Management Journal and Strategic Organization. Heather was the Founding Academic Director, Center for Business & Society, Central European University Business School, Budapest, Hungary. She holds a Ph.D. in Strategy & Organization from the University of California, Los Angeles, Anderson School of Management, an MA in Economics from Columbia University, and a B.A. in Political Economy from the University of California, Berkeley.
Jeff Frooman is a Professor at the University of New Brunswick in Canada. He holds a joint appointment between the Faculty of Business Administration (finance) and the Faculty of Arts (philosophy). He completed his PhD at the University of Pittsburgh (2002), writing a dissertation entitled “Stakeholder Influence Strategies.”
Professor Frooman’s current research interests include stakeholder theory, the ethics of agency theory, and market morality. He has published in scholarly journals including the Academy of Management Review, Business and Society, Business Ethics Quarterly, and the Journal of Business Ethics. Additionally, he holds several teaching awards.
From 2008-2013 he served as the Executive Director of the Society for Business Ethics, and from 2012 to the present he has served as a co-chair of the Society’s Emerging Scholars Program. From 2013-2015 he served as the Society’s co-director of conferences. He was also an officer of the Social Responsibility Division of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, and was its Division Chair in 2010. He has served as an associate editor of the journal Business and Society, and is on the editorial board of both that journal and Business Ethics Quarterly.
Tim C. Mazur
Tim C. Mazur
Tim is ethics and compliance officer at United Technologies Corporation (UTC), where he leads internal ethics investigations, manages anti-corruption compliance, designs and delivers ethics training, and more.
Prior to UTC, Tim completed a two-year appointment as the Bill Daniels Distinguished Professor of Business Ethics at the University of Wyoming. He taught 10 sections of three undergraduate courses, including Business Ethics and Marketing Ethics. Tim has taught business ethics as an adjunct—at both graduate and undergraduate levels—at five universities.
Previously, Tim spent eight years as the chief operating officer of the Ethics & Compliance Officer Association. Earlier, he was vice president, ethics, at Countrywide Financial Corporation, and before that served as regional ethics and compliance officer and regional privacy officer for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield in Colorado and Nevada.
Tim’s 30-year career in business ethics began as a consultant, at times with KPMG LLP, the Council for Ethics in Economics, the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, the Josephson Institute for the Advancement of Ethics, and the Ethics Resource Center. Tim earned his M.B.A. degree in business economics and public policy at The George Washington University and a B.A. degree in political science at San Diego State University.
Jeffrey Moriarty is Associate Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Bentley University. He works mainly in business ethics, though he also has research interests in political philosophy, and at the intersection of these fields. He is especially interested in questions of just distribution in state and organizational contexts. This has led him to investigate the ethical aspects of compensation arrangements, including CEO compensation. He is also interested in questions about how organizations wield power, both internally and externally. Publications to feature his work include Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, Economics and Philosophy, Noûs, and Philosophical Studies. He is currently an Associate Editor of Business Ethics Quarterly, and has served on BEQ’s editorial board since 2009. He has a Ph.D. from Rutgers University and an A.B. from Princeton University, both in philosophy.
For more information, see https://faculty.bentley.edu/details.asp?uname=jmoriarty
Jeffery Smith is Seattle University’s Boeing Frank Shrontz Chair in Professional Ethics and Professor of Management in the Albers School of Business and Economics where he teaches ethics in the management, finance and accounting programs. Professor Smith’s research interests lie at the intersection of philosophy and business, currently focusing on the philosophical dimensions of corporate responsibility, examining whether recent calls for greater social involvement by corporations can be given a moral foundation, political foundation, or some combination of both. Smith’s work has been published in journals such as Business Ethics Quarterly, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, and the Journal of Business Ethics, and he is the co-author of the 8th edition of Ethics and the Conduct of Business. He has held visiting appointments at Tilburg University in the Netherlands, the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics and the Keck Graduate Institute. Professor Smith received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Jason M. Stansbury is the James and Judith Chambery Chair for the Study of Ethics in Business at Calvin College. He has been a member of the Society since 2002, and has served on the Editorial Board for BEQ since 2011. Jason has served the Society on the selection committee for the Best Paper of 2008 in BEQ, the selection committee for Best Conference Paper of 2017, and on the website redevelopment advisory group in 2012. He won “Best Conference Paper” in 2008, and “Best Reviewer” for BEQ in 2013; he was also an Emerging Scholar in 2007.
Jason has been published in BEQ, the Journal of Business Ethics, Research in the Sociology of Organizations, the Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship, the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, the Journal of Markets and Morality, and the Christian Scholars’ Review. His research interests include philosophical and social-scientific perspectives on virtue in organizations, theological and social-scientific perspectives on religious business ethics, discourse ethics, and organizational ethics programs. He earned his Ph.D. in Organization Studies from Vanderbilt University.
Jason has long been enamored of the collegiality and interdisciplinarity of the Society, and looks forward to serving in ways that complement both.
DANIELLE E. WARREN is Associate Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business School – Newark & New Brunswick, Rutgers University. Her research builds upon normative and descriptive theory and includes qualitative and quantitative examinations of moral emotions, constructive and destructive deviance, collective corruption and workplace attributes that lead to ethical organizational cultures, such as ethical leadership, ethics training and sanctioning systems. Her work has been published in Academy of Management Review, Accounting and the Public Interest, Business and Professional Ethics Journal, Business and Society, Business Ethics Quarterly, Business & Society Review, Group Decision & Negotiation, Journal of Business Ethics, Organization Science, and Research in Organizational Behavior. At Rutgers, Dr. Warren teaches undergraduate, MBA and doctoral courses in business ethics. She is Senior Fellow of the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at The Wharton School and serves on the editorial board of Business Ethics Quarterly. She received an M.A. and Ph.D. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.