Jeffery Smith, PhD

Jeffery Smith

PhD, Moral and Political Philosophy, University of Minnesota
MA, University of Minnesota
BA, University of Minnesota

Professor, Management
Boeing Frank Shrontz Chair of Professional Ethics

Phone: 206-296-5714

Building/Room: Pigott 419

Teaching Areas

  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Responsibility
  • Moral and Political Philosophy

Syllabi

Personal Bio

Jeffery Smith is Seattle University's Frank Shrontz Chair in Professional Ethics and Professor of Management in the Albers School of Business and Economics where he teaches ethics in the management, finance and accounting programs. Professor Smith's research interests lie at the intersection of philosophy and business, currently focusing on ethical decision making in organizations and the philosophical foundations of corporate social responsibility. Smith's work has been published in journals such as Business Ethics Quarterly, the Journal of Business Ethics and Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. He is also the co-author of the nationally recognized textbook Ethics and the Conduct of Business. Professor Smith is past President of the Society for Business Ethics and has held visiting appointments at Tilburg University in the Netherlands, the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics and the Keck Graduate Institute. Professor Smith received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.