Faculty Associates
Faculty Associates
Center for Business Ethics - Faculty Associates
Faculty Associates support the Center’s mission to manifest ethics in all things by cultivating ethical leaders, contribute to the body of research in ethics and participate in Center activities. Each of the Associates teach and/or conduct research in business ethics in their respective fields of philosophy, marketing and accounting.

Dr. Mary Catherine Sommers
Dr. Mary Catherine SommersDr. Mary Catherine Sommers is a professor in the Center for Thomistic Studies. She teaches the undergraduate course in business ethics and serves on the committee for the Hugo Mann Essay Contest.


Dr. Shuoyang “Sunny” Zhang
Dr. Shuoyang “Sunny” ZhangDr. Shuoyang “Sunny” Zhang is assistant professor in the Management and Marketing Department, Cameron School of Business. She is working with Dr. Michele Simms to examine the roles of information disclosure and user privacy in social media and ethics.


Dr. John Simms
Dr. John SimmsDr. John Simms is associate professor in Accounting, Cameron School of Business. He teaches the MSA accounting ethics course, which is part of the ethics concentration for MBA students.




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