Thomas Beschorner

Thomas Beschorner

Thomas Beschorner

Prof. Dr.
Professor of Business Ethics
Büro 55-207
Girtannerstrasse 8
9010 St. Gallen
Main Focuses
  • ethics & economics
  • Cultural Studies
  • corporate social responsibility
  • Ethics of digitalization
  • ethics
  • football
  • robot ethics
Professional Career

2001 PhD at Max-Weber-Center for Advanced Studies, University of Erfurt (Germany); several research and teaching positions in Canada; 2002-2007 project lead of the research group "Societal learning and sustainability", University of Oldenburg; "Habilitation" in Oldenburg 2007; 2004-2006 member of the junior researchers' network at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), University of Bielefeld; 2005-2006 Visiting Professor, McGill University, Montréal; 2007-2009 DAAD Professor, Université de Montréal and then "Professeur Associé" at CCEAE, Université de Montréal.

Since 2011 Professor for Business Ethics and Director of the Institute for Business Ethics, University of St.Gallen.

Teaching Activities

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Awards Thomas received the 2002 'Wissenschaftspreis für Wirtschaftsethik der Plansecur-Stiftung' award for his dissertation. In 2006, he received the annual teaching award of the University of Oldenburg.
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