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2022 Emerging Scholars

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We are proud to announce the 2022 Emerging Scholars:

  • Saleem Azhar, Xi’an Jiaotong University
  • Mollie Bryde, Liverpool John Moores University
  • Barbara Bziuk, Utrecht University
  • Hyeonjin Cha, University of Oregon
  • Marc Dörlemann, University of Hamburg
  • Dennis Dunivan, University of Denver
  • Esperanza Hernandez-Cuadra, Universidad Pontificia Comillas
  • Aude Marie Marcoux, Université du Québec à Montréal
  • Kyle Scott, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Prami Sengupta, University of California, Irvine
  • Emma van den Terrell, University of Mannheim & Wittenberg Center for Global Ethics
  • Carolina Villegas-Galaviz, UPC & University of Notre Dame

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

Saleem Azhar is a PhD candidate at School of Management, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. He is Pakistani national living in China since 2019 as international fully funded PhD scholar. His area of research is unethical pro-organizational behavior, ethical leadership, corporate social responsibility, organizational behavior, and human resource management. He has been lecturer at GIFT Business School, GIFT university Pakistan. He loves to conduct studies to resolve practical problems and to lead future researchers giving them useful future research directions.
Keywords: unethical pro-organizational, unethical climate in teams, ethical values, multilevel SEM, moral disengagement and Self-interested behavior.

Mollie Bryde began her PhD in 2021 after being awarded a Liverpool John Moores University Vice-Chancellor PhD Scholarship. Mollie’s research utilises a normative ethical lens to study an integrative approach to sustainability and disaster recovery. Mollie is the Full-time Doctoral Representative for the British Academy of Management and is a Faculty Representative at her institution. Before commencing her PhD, Mollie was awarded the Master’s Excellence Scholarship from Cardiff University and graduated with a distinction in Ethics and Social Philosophy. Prior to this Mollie was awarded the prestigious D M Phillips Tylorstown Scholarship, also from Cardiff University, and graduated with First-Class Hons in Philosophy. Keywords: Virtue Ethics, Sustainability, Disaster Resilience

Barbara Bziuk is a PhD-candidate at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Utrecht University and a member of the ERC-funded project ‘The Business Corporation as a Political Actor’. In her PhD project, she works on a theory of social justice for business corporations. Her academic interests include theories of structural and epistemic injustice, political theory of finance, and the history of political and economic thought. She obtained a MSc degree in PPE (Philosophy, Politics and Economics) from the University of Groningen and a BA degree in Philosophy and Social Sciences from the Humboldt University of Berlin. Keywords: political philosophy, political theory of business corporations, social justice theories, structural injustice

Hyeonjin Cha is a doctoral student of Management at the Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon. He received his MA in Management Engineering from the College of Business at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. Prior to joining the PhD program, he worked as a research analyst at the Korea Small Business Institute, a research institute affiliated with the Korean Ministry of SMEs and Startups. His research interests lie in the intersection of organization theory and corporate social and environmental responsibility, especially the organizational process and outcomes of pursuing prosocial programs. Keywords: Certified B Corporations, institutional theory, organizational identity, social enterprises

Marc Dörlemann is a second year PhD-Student at the Chair of Business Ethics and Management (Prof. Dr. Dirk Ulich Gilbert) at the Socioeconomics Department (Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences) at the University of Hamburg. He has a background in business administration, social services management and sustainability economics. Additionally, Marc has professional experience in financial auditing and financial management of a charity/an NGO. His research interests are in the field of social entrepreneurship, hybrid organizations, deliberative management and stakeholder participation. In his spare time, he likes to run, hike, read and play the guitar.
Keywords: social entrepreneurship, hybrid organizations, deliberative management, stakeholder participation

Dennis Dunivan has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri and an executive MBA from the University of Denver. He’s held leadership positions with Boeing Aerospace, Boehringer Ingelheim, Sanofi and numerous startups. His international experience includes work with the Queensland Government in Australia and USAID in Ukraine. He is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Denver, with plans to teach and do research in the areas of business ethics, moral psychology, and experiential learning. His dissertation tests the relationships between virtual reality experiences and moral reasoning, with the purpose of advancing curriculum development for ethical leadership.  Keywords: moral leadership, experiential learning, virtual reality, business ethics

Esperanza Hernandez-Cuadra has been a Compliance Officer for almost 20 years (financial sector and public sector). She has a legal background and a Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk, and Compliance administered by the International Compliance Association (ICA, UK) and the Manchester Business School (2017). Inspired by her professional experience and the course “Managing Ethics in Organizations” (Bentley University, 2015), she decided to focus on teaching and raising awareness of Ethics & Compliance in organizations. She is currently Adjunct Professor at IE Law School, Academic Responsible for the Spanish Compliance Association ASCOM, and a lecturer in diverse courses and postgraduate programs on Ethics and Compliance in Spain. In 2015, she was certified as Ethics & Compliance professional by ECI (former ECOA, US). Keywords: Ethics & Compliance programs; Ethics & Compliance Officers, Ethical leadership; Business Ethics; Behavioral Ethics

Lecturer and Ph.D. Candidate at the School of Management Sciences of the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Aude Marie Marcoux specializes in managing the ethical dimension of artificial intelligence (AI Ethics) in organizations. She is part of the Joint Ph.D. Program in Business Administration (ESG UQAM, HEC MONTRÉAL, MCGILL, CONCORDIA). She is also a Scholarship Holder and a Research Professional for the International Observatory on the Societal Impacts of AI and Digital Technologies (OBVIA) and for the “Human-centered AI: From Responsible Algorithm Development to Human Adoption of AI project” funded by IVADO Strategic Research Funding Program.  Keywords: AI ethics, Business ethics, Applied ethics, Artificial intelligence

Scott Kyle is a PhD candidate in the Philosophy Department at UCLA, working on social and political philosophy. He also holds a Masters in philosophy from Northwestern University. In my dissertation, entitled “Working to Live and Living to Work,” I engage a new interpretation of Marx’s notion of alienated labor, arguing that the psychic and social toll of wage-labor is much more wide-ranging than has often been thought, even by those sympathetic to Marx’s account. In wage-labor, I argue, the activities of “life,” aimed at sustaining workers’ psychic and physical survival, are turned against them, transformed into a means for more work.  Keywords: Work, labor, social reproduction, Marx, alienation, free time, meaningful work, ethics of care, human need

Prami Sengupta is a Ph.D. candidate at the School of Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine. She studies how companies interact with human rights and climate justice issues. Her doctoral research examines the role of values-based investors in influencing firms’ policies and practices. She is also involved in projects analyzing how firms interpret climate change and in research collaboration studying workers’ wellbeing and productivity. Keywords: Organizational Theory, Social Movements, Sociology of Business Risks and Opportunities, Corporate Social and Environmental Performance.

Emma van den Terrell is a PhD candidate at the University of Mannheim (Chair of Sustainable Business) and the Wittenberg Center for Global Ethics. She holds a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School. Her research focuses on business ethics and business and human rights. She has projects on ethical discourse in supply chain due diligence laws, the ethics of impact measurement, and worker wellbeing. Research interest keywords: impact measurement and valuation, human rights, supply chains, due diligence laws, discourse analysis

Carolina Villegas-Galaviz is a research associate at the Notre Dame – Technology Ethics Center at the University of Notre Dame. She is a a Ph.D. student at ICADE, College of Business of Comillas Pontifical University in Madrid, and visiting doctoral student at the Mendoza College of Business of the University of Notre Dame. Her research is about Artificial Intelligence (AI) ethics with a focus on business, where she is working on a contribution from the ethics of care. She holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Government from University of Navarra, an M.A. in Philosophy and an M.A. in Communication from the same university.