Jessica Ludescher Imanaka, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Business and Economics

Jessica Ludescher Imanaka is an associate professor in the Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University, where she holds a joint appointment in management and philosophy. She teaches Ethical Reasoning in Business, Ethics in Business, Business Ethics and Social Responsibility, Spiritual Business, and select philosophy classes at SU. Imanaka’s research has focused on corporate social responsibility, theory of the firm, political economy, sustainability, environmental justice, globalization, philosophy of technology, and Catholic social thought. Her papers have appeared in the Harvard International Review, Business and Society Review, the Independent Review, Environmental Ethics, the Journal of Catholic Social Thought, the Journal of Jesuit Business Education, Somatics Journal, the Journal of Management for Global Sustainability, and the International Journal of E-Business Research. Most recently, Imanaka has had articles published in the Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal and the Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics.