George G. Brenkert, PhD is Professor of Business Ethics at the McDonough School of Business of Georgetown University. He is former President of the Society for Business Ethics, past Editor-in-Chief of Business Ethics Quarterly, and an academic fellow of the Ethics Resource Center. He serves on the editorial review boards of Business Ethics Quarterly, Business and Society Review, and Business Ethics: A European Review. He received his doctorate from the University of Michigan. He has published Marketing Ethics (Blackwell), a book in the Foundations of Business Ethics series. He is co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Business Ethics. He has also published Political Freedom (Routledge) and Corporate Integrity and Accountability (SAGE). He has published numerous articles pertaining to business ethics and corporate social responsibility.
Among the journals he has published in are Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, Business and Professional Ethics Journal, Marketing and Public Policy, Journal of Business Venturing, Philosophy & Public Affairs. He is a co-founder of the Trans-Atlantic Business Ethics Conference, a group of business ethicists from both sides of the Atlantic that meets bi-yearly, and a co-organizer of the Capitol Area Business Ethics Network, an association of ethics officers from profit and non-profit organizations in the Washington, DC area. He is the past director of the Connelly Program in Business Ethics and the Georgetown Business Ethics Institute. Prior to joining the business faculty at Georgetown University, he taught in the philosophy department of the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) where he was department head for seven years.