Wasieleski (PhD, University of Pittsburgh) is the Albert Paul Viragh Professor of Business Ethics in the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University, and Executive Director of the Institute for Ethics in Business at Duquesne. David also is an Affiliate Research Professor at the ICN Business School in Nancy, France. His academic research focuses on natural science approaches to understanding ethical decision-making and the formation of social contracts within organizational contexts. He also studies the effects of cognitive biases and moral intensity on perceptions of ethical issues. His work has been published in Business & Society, Business Ethics Quarterly, Organization & Environment, Journal of Applied and Behavioral Sciences, and the Journal of Business Ethics. At Duquesne, he teaches business ethics, organizational behavior, management, and sustainability.
David has extensive editorial experience in the field. Currently, he is Editor-in-Chief of Business and Society Review. He serves as Associate Editor for Behavioral Business Ethics for the Journal of Business Ethics and Associate Editor for the Humanistic Management Journal. From 2015-2019, he served as Associate Editor for the Ethics track for Business & Society and held the position of North American Editor for the Journal of Business Ethics Education from 2014-2020. He has also worked as an Associate Editor for the Sage Business Ethics Encyclopedia.
As a member of the Academy of Management, he served as Division Chair of the Social Issues in Management Division in 2018-19. As a member of the International Association for Business and Society (IABS), David was elected as Representative-at-Large on the executive board in 2017. Sponsored by IABS, he is also co-editor of the Business and Society 360 book series, published annually by Emerald. Currently, David is President of the U.S. Chapter of the International Humanistic Management Association.