Rosemarie Monge

Assistant Professor, Ethics and Business Law

mong9166@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-5090

2115 Summit Ave
McNeely Hall 304
St. Paul, MN 55105

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

See publications in UST Research Online

Rosemarie Monge obtained her Ph.D. in ethics and legal studies from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2013. She also earned a B.A. in international studies and B.S. in economics with a concentration in finance from the University of Pennsylvania. Before beginning her doctoral studies, she worked for a social venture capital fund in Philadelphia and volunteered with a women's micro-entrepreneurship center in rural Peru. Her business ethics research is grounded in normative ethics, particularly the nonconsequentialist and virtue ethics approaches. Research interests include adversarial ethics in the market and the permissibility of imposing risks of harm to third parties not directly involved in a commercial transaction with the firm.

Fall 2018 Courses
Fall 2018 Courses
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BETH 601 - 425 Business Ethics See Details * *
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 43063 3 Credit Hours
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.
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J-Term 2019 Courses
J-Term 2019 Courses
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Spring 2019 Courses
Spring 2019 Courses
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BETH 625 - 211 Business Ethics Foundations See Details * *
Description of course Business Ethics Foundations : CRN: 22037 1.5 Credit Hours
This class explores the fundamentals of ethical decision making in the business context. It covers the psychology of ethical decision making, including individual and situational factors influencing the decision process, as well as the ethical theories needed to understand the dimensions of an ethically complex situation. The class introduces a framework for analyzing ethical situations and developing a managerially defensible solution. It also explores various strategies for dealing with ethical challenges in the workplace and ways to effectively communicate one’s decisions. Pre-requisite: None.
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SCH 4071730-213012 Feb '19
SCH 4071730-213026 Feb '19
SCH 4071730-213012 Mar '19
BETH 625 - 213 Business Ethics Foundations See Details * *
Description of course Business Ethics Foundations : CRN: 22038 1.5 Credit Hours
This class explores the fundamentals of ethical decision making in the business context. It covers the psychology of ethical decision making, including individual and situational factors influencing the decision process, as well as the ethical theories needed to understand the dimensions of an ethically complex situation. The class introduces a framework for analyzing ethical situations and developing a managerially defensible solution. It also explores various strategies for dealing with ethical challenges in the workplace and ways to effectively communicate one’s decisions. Pre-requisite: None.
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SCH 4071730-213014 Feb '19
SCH 4071730-213028 Feb '19
SCH 4071730-213014 Mar '19
BETH 625 - 222 Business Ethics Foundations - T - - - - - 1800 - 2100 SCH 407
Description of course Business Ethics Foundations : CRN: 22039 1.5 Credit Hours
This class explores the fundamentals of ethical decision making in the business context. It covers the psychology of ethical decision making, including individual and situational factors influencing the decision process, as well as the ethical theories needed to understand the dimensions of an ethically complex situation. The class introduces a framework for analyzing ethical situations and developing a managerially defensible solution. It also explores various strategies for dealing with ethical challenges in the workplace and ways to effectively communicate one’s decisions. Pre-requisite: None.
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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul / Minneapolis (2013 - present)
  • Instructor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2011 - 2013)
  • 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
  • Business and Professional Ethics Journal, Reviewer
  • Journal of Business Ethics, Reviewer
  • Society for Business Ethics Annual Conference, Reviewer

Publications
  • Kim, T. W., Monge, R., & Strudler, A. (2015). Bounded ethicality and the principle that 'ought' imples can. Business Ethics Quarterly, (25)(3), pp. 341-361
  • Monge, R. (2015). Institutionally driven moral conflicts and managerial action: Dirty hands or permissible complicity?. Journal of Business Ethics, (129)(1), pp. 161-175

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
  • Research Fellow, John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought, University of St. Thomas, 2014
  • Research Fellow, John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought, University of St. Thomas, 2015
  • Research Fellow, John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought, University of St. Thomas, 2016

Presentations
  • "Nonconsequentialism and the permissibility of risk imposition" Susilo Symposium 2017 for Ethics in the Global Economy, Boston, Massachusetts, June 01, 2017
  • "Market competition and Pro Tanto wrongs" Society for Business Ethics, Vancouver, Canada, August 01, 2015
  • "Remarks on Joseph Heath's morality, competition, and the firm." American Philosophical Association - Pacific Division Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, April 01, 2015
  • "Ethicality, the responsibility gap, and the principle that 'ought' implies 'can'" OCB Research Forum, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 01, 2015
  • "Bounded ethically, the responsibility gap and the principle that 'ought' implies 'can'" Society for Business Ethics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 01, 2014
  • "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 Vista, Flordia, August 01, 2013
  • "Managers, competition, and moral compromise: The case of Google in China" Society for Business Ethics, Montreal, Canada, August 09, 2010