Events

Fraud, Politics and Corporate Responsibility

January 31- February 1, 2023

Join us for two presentations by Daryl Koehn, Ph.D., Professor and Wicklander Chair in Professional Ethics at DePaul University. Professor Koehn will discuss issues at the intersection of fraud, politics and corporate responsibility. 

Putting the "Political" Back in Political Corporate Social Responsibility
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
12:30-1:30pm
Stuart T. Rolfe Community Room
Advancement and Alumni Building
Lunch provided
RSVP with dietary requests to cbe@seattleu.edu 

Are All Fraud Victims Really Victims? A New Psychological Approach to Understanding the Dynamics of Fraud
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
4:30-5:45pm
Stuart T. Rolfe Community Room
Advancement and Alumni Building
Free and open to the public
Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments provided

This discussion offers a new psychological account of fraud that helps assess who gets defrauded and why. While much has been written about the checks and balances needed to curtail fraud and about the mechanics of discerning it, far less has been written about what might be termed the psychological logic of fraud. Dr. Koehn will discuss three cases of fraud to examine how this account helps us understand the phenomenon of fraud; in particular, she argues that victims of fraud are not always innocent and that victims of fraud are sometimes themselves co-creators of the fraud they encounter and even complicit in their deception.

Daryl Koehn is the Wicklander Chair in Professional Ethics at DePaul University. She has published widely in the fields of ethics and corporate governance. Her books include The Ground of Professional EthicsLiving with the Dragon: Thinking and Acting Ethically in a World of Unintended Consequences and the forthcoming Ethics Without Dilemmas. Her work has appeared in the Harvard Business Review, Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics and numerous other journals. She consults regularly with major corporations, has been profiled in Time magazine, and has been featured on National Public Radio and PBS. She received her Ph.D. (Philosophy) from the University of Chicago and MBA (Finance) from Northwestern University.

Professor Daryl Koehn headshot
Daryl Koehn

Professor
Wicklander Chair
in Professional Ethics
DePaul University