Jeffery Smith, Associate Professor and Director
Jeffery Smith is the founding Director of the Banta Center for Business, Ethics and Society and is currently associate professor of business ethics at the University of Redlands School of Business. In addition to teaching business ethics, he offers courses in moral and political philosophy in the University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Professor Smith is an active member of the Society for Business Ethics, the European Business Ethics Network and the American Philosophical Association. Professor Smith's writings have appeared in Business Ethics Quarterly
, the Journal of Business Ethics
, Business Ethics: A European Review
and in other journals. In addition to presentations at academic and practitioner organizations, he continues to pursue research interests in the moral foundations of corporate social responsibility and ethical decision-making within business. He completed editing the book Normative Theory and Business Ethics
in 2008 while serving as Visiting Professor at the Universiteit van Tilburg in the Netherlands.
Angelo (Carlo) Carrascoso, Assistant Professor and Faculty Fellow
Carlo Carrascoso joined the University of Redlands as assistant professor of business ethics in 2009. He received his MBA and Ph.D. from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University Of Virginia. Professor Carrascoso’s research lies at the intersection of business ethics, entrepreneurship theory and international business and has been presented at conferences such as the Society for Business Ethics and the Academy of Management. A new article of his on the ethics of small firm internationalization will be featured in a forthcoming issue of Journal of Business and Professional Ethics
. Prior to his career in the academy, he was a financial analyst for the Asian banking industry.
Brian Kurbjeweit, Adjunct Professor and Faculty Fellow
Brian Kurbjeweit, J.D., is an adjunct professor at the University of Redlands School of Business where he teaches courses in ethics, law and management. Professor Kurbjeweit specializes in the relationship between ethics and law in business, where his work has been published in the Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences
. He is currently exploring the ethical and legal dimensions of privacy in social networks.
Vanessa Siliezar, Administrative Specialist
Vanessa Siliezar joined the University of Redlands in 2008. Since that time she has managed special projects and public events for the Banta Center. She balances this role with additional duties in the Academic Support Center of the School of Business, which supports the research and teaching of all School of Business faculty. She is also the Newsletter Editorial Assistant for The Society for Business Ethics Newsletter
and is currently volunteering for the Ian Somerhalder Foundation.