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Emerging Scholars 2021

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We are proud to announce the 2021 Emerging Scholars:

  • Valtteri Aaltonen, Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics
  • Anne-Sophie Dubey, Mines ParisTech
  • Dana Entenza, University of Zurich, Faculty of Economics Business Administration and Information Technology
  • Christian Kroll, University of Mannheim Business School
  • Julie Nelsen, Marquette University
  • Simon Oldham, Royal Holloway and New Bedford College
  • Isaac Osei-Tutu, Universität Zürich
  • Stefanie Remmer, Universität Hamburg
  • Stephen Shoda, Indiana Institute Of Technology
  • Samuel Skowronek, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School

We are looking forward to welcoming our new Emerging Scholars into the Society for Business Ethics.

A huge thank you to our reviewers Kendy Hess and Robbin Derry as well as to this year’s mentors!

  • Joé Martineau and Florian Krause


Valtteri Aaltonen
Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics

Valtteri is a doctoral researcher in Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics. The topic of his dissertation is organizing sustainability in management education. His research interests revolve around sustainability, responsibility, education, and alternatives of organizing. In addition to research Valtteri is active also in the society. He is an active member of a school board, and recently he has been involved in the establishment of the Doughnut Economics Working group in Finland. As for recreational activities he loves to support a local farm in Espoo, and spend time in the Summer house with his family.

Anne-Sophie Dubey
Mines ParisTech

Anne-Sophie has a B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from the University of Lausanne (+ did a year abroad at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor). In 2018, she graduated with distinction from the London School of Economics and Political Science (M.Sc. Philosophy and Public Policy). She then worked as a research assistant at Mines Paris – PSL for 1.5 year and officially got her funding to start her PhD in May 2020 (CIFRE Scholarship with a think tank called La Fabrique de l’industrie – CIFRE stands for Industrial Agreement for Research Training in French).

Dana Entenza
University of Zurich Faculty of Economics Business Administration and Information Technology

Dana joined the University of Zurich in July 2019, where she is writing her Ph.D. under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Andreas Georg Scherer. She holds a Bachelors’ and Masters’ Degree in Business Administration from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Prior to starting her academic career, she worked in a boutique consultancy specialized in executive compensation and governance. It is this experience that triggered her sensibility to the topics of CSR and business ethics. Dana Entenza is a native French and Spanish speaker, fluently speaks English and has excellent knowledge of German and Italian.

Research interests include: organization theory, business ethics, social movements, framing

Christian Kroll
University of Mannheim Business School

Christian Kroll is a Ph.D. candidate at the Chair of Sustainable Business in Mannheim and the international doctoral program ‘Ethics and Responsible Leadership in Business’ in Wittenberg (Germany). He holds a degree in Economics (MSc), Theology (Mag.Theol.) and an additional special diploma in ‘Business and Social Ethics’ from the University of Münster as well as a Master in Management – Business Ethics (MSc) from Durham University (UK). His main research interests are shared leadership, collective decision-making, stakeholder democracy, multi-rational competence as well as business ethics. He is the chairman the student network for ethics in economics and practice, sneep e.V.

Julie Nelsen
Marquette University

Julie will graduate in August 2021 with an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Strategic Business Communication from Marquette University. She is also an Associate Professor of Business Administration at St. Catherine University. Prior to her academic career, Nelsen enjoyed working in entrepreneurial, corporate, and non-profit sales and marketing roles. In addition to her Ph.D., Nelsen earned an Associates of Applied Science in Interior Design, a Bachelor of Arts with majors in merchandising and communication, an MBA, and a graduate certificate in Integrated Marketing Communications. Nelsen lives with her husband in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Research interests include: corporate social responsibility, workplace harassment, workplace equity, business ethics, marketing, business communication, business pedagogy

Simon Oldham
Royal Holloway and New Bedford College

Simon holds a master’s degree from the University of Bath in Sustainability and Management and a PhD from Royal Holloway, University of London, in Management Studies. The title of his doctoral dissertation is ‘A Pragmatist Stance on the Practice and Maintenance of Organisational Values in the Small Firm Context’. His research seeks to take a qualitative approach to explore the manifestation of ethical issues within and between organisations. He is particularly interested in phenomena including ethical decision making, ethical conflict and small business social responsibility, as well as the application of Pragmatist theory within the field of business and society.

Isaac Osei-Tutu
Universität Zürich

Isaac holds a Diploma in Theology from the University of Augsburg, Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the University of Fribourg, and MA in Religion, Economy and Politics from the University of Zurich. He is a PhD candidate at the Center for Religion, Economy and Politics of the University of Zurich and a Junior Fellow at the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies of the University of Bayreuth. His doctoral project dwells on leadership and the business and corporate ethics involved in the entrepreneurships of neo-Pentecostal/Charismatic organizations in Africa. Isaac focuses on conceptualizations of ethics in the company ‘Church’.

Research interests include: Business Ethics, Corporate Leadership, Management, Religious Organisations, Africa

Stefanie Remmer
Universität Hamburg

Stefanie graduated in Business Administration at Freie Universität Berlin and later obtained a second Masters degree from the University for Sustainable Development Eberswalde. Before joining Universität Hamburg, she gained working experience with organizations of German and Swiss development cooperation. In this work as well as her current research at Universität Hamburg, she is interested in the question how businesses can be influenced to make more meaningful contributions to sustainable development. Her research interest are social activism, micro-CSR, strategy-as- practice and inter-organizational strategizing. She also teaches CSR and strategic management in Bachelor and Masters programs at Universität Hamburg.

Research interests include: Social activism, Micro-CSR, strategy-as-practice, inter-organizational strategizing

Stephen Shoda
Indiana Institute Of Technology

Stephen is employed by BAE Systems in Electronic Systems Supplier Quality Assurance. He has held several aerospace electronics quality and manufacturing positions. He also teaches Statistics as an adjunct at Indiana Tech and is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. He served in the Indiana Air National Guard retiring as Lieutenant Colonel in 2015. Assignments were related to fighter aircraft sortie generation and maintenance, initially as an Avionics journeyman and culminating as Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Commander. He holds an MBA from Indiana University, a BS Chemical Engineering from Purdue University, and an AAS in Avionics Systems Technology from Air University.

His research interests inlcude: Ethical Leadership, Global Leadership, Leadership Development, Virtues

Samuel Skowronek
University of Pennsylvania Wharton School

Sam is a fifth-year doctoral student in the Decision-Processes Group at Wharton. Prior to starting his doctoral work, he worked as a Research Fellow at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and as a Research Associate at KPMG’s Institute for Consumer Research at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business. Sam graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University in 2013 with a BA in Economics. Sam’s research is focused on ethical decision-making. He has conducted research on how shame and embarrassment shape ethical norms in organizations, and he has studied how domain expertise influences the use of deception.

Research interests include: ethical decision making, deception, sophistication, moral emotions, cheating