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".

J-Term 2015 Courses
J-Term 2015 Courses
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Spring 2015 Courses
Spring 2015 Courses
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BETH 301 - 09 Business Ethics - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MCH 110
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 21925
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 - 201 Business Ethics M - - - - - - 1800 - 2100 TMH 355
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 21927
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
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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

  • Monge, R. (forthcoming). Managerial action in the face of institutionally derived moral conflicts: Genuine dilemmas or permissible complicity?. Journal of Business Ethics,

Books and Chapters
  • 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