Jepson School professor elected president of International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics

February 6, 2013

Joanne C. Ciulla, Coston Family Chair in Leadership and Ethics, has been elected president of the International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics. Her three-year term began in January.

The society is comprised of both scholars and practitioners from around the world.  

Ciulla is a founding faculty member of the University of Richmond’s Jepson School of Leadership Studies. She is a visiting professor at the European Institute of Business Ethics in Nyenrode Business Universiteit in the Netherlands.

Her academic appointments have included the UNESCO Chair in Leadership Studies at the United National International Leadership Academy in Jordan and appointments at the Harvard Business School, The Wharton School, the University of Fort Hare in South Africa and Oxford.

She researches and writes about leadership ethics, business ethics, international leadership, conflict resolution and the philosophy of work. She has been a recipient of the University’s highest award for teaching and The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia’s Outstanding Faculty Award.