Patricia H. Werhane, Ph.D.
B.A.Wellesley College, Philosophy, 1957
M.A.Northwestern University, Philosophy, 1964
Ph.D. Northwestern University, Philosophy, 1969
Patricia H. Werhane, Ruffin Professor of Business Ethics & Senior Fellow of the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics, hold a joint appointment at Darden and at De Paul University, where she is Wicklander Chair in Business Ethics and Director of the Institute for Business and Professional Ethics. Werhane teaches Ethics Courses in the Darden MBA program and head the School's Doctoral Program Operating Committee.
She is a prolific author, an acclaimed authority on employee rights in the workplace, one of the leading scholars on Adam Smith, and founder and former editor-in-chief of Business Ethics Quarterly, the leading journal of business ethics. She was a founding member and past president of the Society for Business Ethics and, in 2001, was elected to the Executive Committee of the Association for practical and Professional Ethics. Before joining the Darden faculty in 1993, Werhane served on the faculties of Loyola University of Chicago and Dartmouth College. She was a visiting scholar at Cambridge University and the Universityof Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Ms. Patricia Werhane was invited by the center as the guest speaker of "Corporate Governance & Business Ethics Forum" last January 05, 2007 in cooperation with the Ateneo Graduate School of Business, held at the Ateneo Professional Schools, Rockwell, Makati City.