Rosemarie Monge

Assistant Professor, Ethics and Business Law

(651) 962-4229

Minneapolis Campus
1000 LaSalle Ave
Terrence Murphy Hall 343D
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Ph.D., Ethics and Legal Studies, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School of Business
B.S., Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School of Business
B.A., International Studies, University of Pennsylvania - College of Arts and Sciences

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Rosemarie Monge received her B.A. in international studies and B.S. in economics with a concentration in finance from the University of Pennsylvania. She graduated with her doctorate in legal studies and business ethics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in May 2013. Before beginning her doctoral studies, she worked at a social venture capital fund in Philadelphia and volunteered with a women's micro-entrepreneurship center in rural Peru.

Her research deals with the following themes: the moral responsibilities of business managers when confronting apparent moral conflicts; the possibility of moral dilemmas under market conditions; adversarial ethics in the market; and normative foundations of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Her dissertation is entitled "Business Practice and Dirty Hands: Managerial Action in the Face of Moral Conflict".

Academic and Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2011 - present)
  • Instructor, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Philadelphia (2009 - 2011)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Philadelphia (2008 - 2009)
  • Analyst (Volunteer), Condoray / CEFEM, Canete (2005 - 2005)
  • Consultant / Independent Contractor, KnowledgeFlow Inc., Blue Bell (2005 - 2005)
  • Analyst, SJF Ventures, Philadelphia (2003 - 2004)

Professional Memberships
  • Academy of Management
  • International Association for Business & Society
  • Society for Business Ethics

Professional Service
  • Journal of Business Ethics, Reviewer
  • Business and Professional Ethics Journal, Reviewer

Major Works
  • Monge, R. (forthcoming). Managerial action in the face of institutionally derived moral conflicts: Genuine dilemmas or permissible complicity?. Journal of Business Ethics,
  • Naughton, M. J., & Monge, R. (forthcoming). Handbook of Virtue Ethics in Business and Management. A divided life: A serious challenge to virtuous work.

Research Interests
  • Ethics and Corporate Responsibility

Awards and Honors
  • Founders' Award, Society for Business Ethics, 2010

  • "Ethicality, the responsibility gap, and the principle that 'ought' implies 'can'" OCB Faculty Research Symposium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 01, 2014
  • "Inadequacy of adversarial ethics for understanding managerial responsibility" Society for Business Ethics, Lake Buena Visa, Floria, August 01, 2013
  • "Managers, Competition, and Moral Compromise: The Case of Google in ChinaManagers, competition, and moral compromise: The case of Google in China" Society for Business Ethics, Montreal, Canada, August 09, 2010