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Georgetown's Ed Soule to Give Keynote at Business Ethics Institute Dec. 5

Ed Soule, an associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, will give the keynote lecture at Washington and Lee’s first Business Ethics Institute. The lecture will take place on Friday, Dec. 5, at 5 p.m. in Leyburn Library’s Northen Auditorium.

The title of his lecture is “Humane Management: Apparel Brands and the People that Make Our Clothes.” It is free and open to the public.

Soule’s teaching and research draws upon his business career and his training in moral philosophy. He practiced public accounting for 12 years, and then served as the chief financial officer of Edward Jones from 1986 to 1995.

Soule is interested in the intersection of morality and management and publishes on corporate strategy and regulatory policy. He teaches courses on managerial ethics, corporate social responsibility, and leadership. His book, “Morality & Markets: The Ethics of Government Regulation,” was published in 2003.

Soule received a Ph.D. in moral and political philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis in 1999.