Thomas Beschorner

Thomas Beschorner

Thomas Beschorner

Prof. Dr.
IWE-HSG
Büro 55-207
Girtannerstrasse 8
9010 St. Gallen
Publications Publications of Thomas Beschorner
Main Focuses
  • ethics & economics
  • business ethics
  • corporate social responsibility
Fields of research
  • # Wirtschaftsethik
  • # Unternehmensethik
  • # Corporate Social Responsibility
Professional Career

Thomas Beschorner, born 1970, received vocational training as a sales manager after graduating from school and studied economics at the University of Kassel (Germany) and the National University of Ireland;

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 Iinterdisciplinary 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 An overview of teaching activities is available here: http://www.iwe.unisg.ch/Lehre.aspx

Founder and director of the "Transatlantic Doctoral Academy on Corporate Responsibility (TADA)."
Projects An overview of research projects is available here: http://www.iwe.unisg.ch/Forschung
Affiliations Thomas Beschorner is the founder and co-editor of the 'Journal for Business, Economics and Ethics' (Nomos) as well as 'CSR NEWS' and 'CSR MAGAZIN'. Furthermore, he is the editor of the book series 'Ethik und Ökonomie' (Metropolis-Verlag). He is the founder and director of the 'Transatlantic Doctoral Academy on Corporate Responsibility (TADA)'.
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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