Daryl Koehn

Professor,

koeh4561@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-4303

Minneapolis Campus
1000 LaSalle Ave
Terrence Murphy Hall 470 I
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Ph.D., Philosophy / Comm. Social Thought, University of Chicago
M.B.A., Finance, Northwestern University
M.A., Philosophy/ Comm. Social Thought, University of Chicago
B.A., Ideas / Methods / Philosophy, University of Chicago
M.A., Politics / Philosophy / Economics, Oxford University

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Daryl Koehn joined the UST Opus School of Business faculty in 2010. She had previously served for 12 years as the director of the Center for Business Ethics at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX. She has taught at the University of Chicago, Oxford University and DePaul University. In 2010, she received the Outstanding Professor of the Year teaching award; in 2008, she was awarded the Outstanding Researcher of the Year award.

Koehn's current research focuses on the nature of good and evil in business and professional arenas. She has published extensively on the subject of trustworthiness and integrity, and on corporate governance. At present, she is researching the ethics of CEO apologies and the aesthetic dimension of ethical goodness.

She regularly consults with boards of directors regarding ethics and compliance issues and does mission-driven consulting for Catholic institutions. She serves on the integrity and compliance committee of a major multinational company and has been on the board of advisors of several nonprofit organizations.

Spring 2015 Courses
Spring 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
BETH 301 - 05 Business Ethics M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 MCH 234
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 21921
This course plays a critical role in the principle-based education of St. Thomas business students, especially in introducing the responsibilities of a business professional. Through analysis of case studies, readings and other experiential exercises, students will develop an understanding of professional business conduct and judgment grounded in moral principles. This course is a pre-requisite for all 400 level business courses. Prerequisite: eight credits from ACCT, BLAW, DSCI, FINC, MGMT, MKTG and junior standing

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BETH 301 - 06 Business Ethics M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 MCH 234
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 21922
This course plays a critical role in the principle-based education of St. Thomas business students, especially in introducing the responsibilities of a business professional. Through analysis of case studies, readings and other experiential exercises, students will develop an understanding of professional business conduct and judgment grounded in moral principles. This course is a pre-requisite for all 400 level business courses. Prerequisite: eight credits from ACCT, BLAW, DSCI, FINC, MGMT, MKTG and junior standing

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BETH 601 - 202 Business Ethics - - - R - - - 1800 - 2100 TMH 301
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 21928
This course will enhance the student's ability to recognize, understand, and express the ethical dimensions of the situations and decisions they may expect to face as professionals. It will provide the knowledge essential to making sound decisions in business and seek to develop the skills and commitments required to navigate complex ethical issues successfully. In pursuit of these ends the course will make use of a spectrum of materials and pedagogies, which may include lectures, discussions of readings from classic and contemporary authors, examination of cases, and experimental exercises. ---- Prerequisite: Four core courses

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Summer 2015 Courses
Summer 2015 Courses
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Fall 2015 Courses
Fall 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
BETH 301 - 01 Business Ethics M - W - - - - 0915 - 1055 SCH 316
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 42877
This course plays a critical role in the principle-based education of St. Thomas business students, especially in introducing the responsibilities of a business professional. Through analysis of case studies, readings and other experiential exercises, students will develop an understanding of professional business conduct and judgment grounded in moral principles. This course is a pre-requisite for all 400 level business courses. Prerequisites: Junior standing and BLAW 301 or 302 or 303 or 304 and four additional credits from ACCT, OPMT, FINC, MGMT, or MKTG

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BETH 301 - 02 Business Ethics M - W - - - - 1115 - 1255 SCH 316
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 42878
This course plays a critical role in the principle-based education of St. Thomas business students, especially in introducing the responsibilities of a business professional. Through analysis of case studies, readings and other experiential exercises, students will develop an understanding of professional business conduct and judgment grounded in moral principles. This course is a pre-requisite for all 400 level business courses. Prerequisites: Junior standing and BLAW 301 or 302 or 303 or 304 and four additional credits from ACCT, OPMT, FINC, MGMT, or MKTG

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BETH 525 - 501 Communication Ethics - - - R - - - 1800 - 2100 SCH 316
Description of course Communication Ethics : CRN: 42885
Examines ethical issues of particular concern to professional communicators. Sharpens skills in ethical analysis and decision making. Examines the roles played by professional organizations and their ethical codes. Gives particular emphasis to ethical issues in public relations, internal communication and advertising. -- Core course for MBC degree curriculum. Does not fulfill the Ethics requirement for Evening MBA degree students.

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BETH 601 - 202 Business Ethics - - - R - - - 1800 - 2100 SCH 316
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 42887
This course will enhance the student's ability to recognize, understand, and express the ethical dimensions of the situations and decisions they may expect to face as professionals. It will provide the knowledge essential to making sound decisions in business and seek to develop the skills and commitments required to navigate complex ethical issues successfully. In pursuit of these ends the course will make use of a spectrum of materials and pedagogies, which may include lectures, discussions of readings from classic and contemporary authors, examination of cases, and experimental exercises. ---- Prerequisite: Four core courses

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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2010 - present)
  • Associate Professor, DePaul University, Chicago (1992 - 2010)
  • Cullen Chair Business Ethics, University of St. Thomas -Cameron School of Business Ethics, Houston (1998 - 2010)
  • Visiting Professor, University of Chicago, Chicago (1997 - 1998)
  • Wicklander Chair of Professional Ethics, DePaul University, Chicago (1996 - 1997)
  • Instructor, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington (1989 - 1991)
  • Consultant / Product Manager, First National Bank of Chicago, Chicago (1983 - 1987)

Professional Memberships
  • Academy of Management
  • International Society Business Ethics and Economists
  • Society for Business Ethics

Professional Service
  • Springer Publishers,
  • Journal of Governance & Management, Reviewer
  • Society for Business Ethics,
  • Journal of Business Ethics, Reviewer
  • Corporate Governance, Reviewer
  • Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Business Ethics, Editor
  • ISBEE - International Society for Business Ethics and Economics,
  • Business Ethics Quarterly, Reviewer

Public Service
  • Park Civic Neighborhood Association, Committee Member
  • Center for the Study of Natural Systems & the Family, Board Member

Publications

Books and Chapters

Research Interests
  • Business Education
  • Corporate Management
  • Ethics and Corporate Responsibility
  • Human Resources

Awards and Honors
  • Cameron School of Business, 2010
  • Society for Business Ethics, 2009
  • University of St. Thomas - Texas, 2005

Presentations