Albers Ethics Week

May 7th - 11th, 2018


Albers Ethics Week is a unique program that invites dozens of guest speakers from the greater Seattle-area business community for an intensive, week-long examination of ethical issues in business. Guests appear in classrooms across the Albers School curriculum, addressing ethical issues in areas such as accounting, finance, data analytics, marketing and human resource management.

In addition to these classroom visits, the Center will host two public events centered on the theme Ethics and Finance: A Decade After CrisisThis theme will allow the Center for Business Ethics to examine the implications of the 2008 financial crisis a decade after its impact as well as highlight the Albers School's recent accomplishments in the area of finance.

Retrospective Insights on the Role of Ethics in Financial Crises
Bonnie Buchanan, Ph.D, Howard J. Bosanko Professor, Seattle University
Michael McMillan, Ph.D, Director of Ethics and Professional Standards, CFA Institute
Stuart Rolfe Community Room, Admissions and Alumni Building
Monday, May 7, 2018
5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Light refreshments provided
Free and open to the public but RSVP requested at 

The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in a World of Risk and Return
Mihir Desai, Ph.D, Mizuho Financial Group Professor of Finance, Harvard Business School
A public lecture followed by a book signing
Pigott Auditorium
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Free and open to the public but RSVP requested at 
Video of Mihir Desai from the PBS Newshour

Bonnie Buchanan

Bonnie Buchanan, PhD


Mihir Desai, PhD

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Michael McMillan, PhD