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Fall 2008 Speakers

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

The Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce its Fall 2008 guest speakers:

September 3rd: Dr. Terry Noel
September 29th: Anil Singh-Molares
November 5th: Dr. Emily Chamlee-Wright

Dr. Terry Noel (Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder) is Associate Professor of Management and Quantitative Methods at Illinois State University. He teaches classes in Entrepreneurship and Management. Dr. Noel’s research has been published in journals including The Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Business Ethics, and the Journal of Entrepreneurship Education. He studies the process of entrepreneurial learning and how entrepreneurial thinking can benefit both start ups and established organizations. He also does research in the field of employee reactions to computer monitoring. Professor Noel will speak on The Virtuous Entrepreneur, in Scarborough 4 at 3 PM.

Anil Singh-Molares is CEO of EchoMundi, an international consulting, research and product development company based in Bellevue, Washington. Prior to founding EchoMundi, he worked for twelve years at the Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, where he was Senior Director of Vendor Relations and a recipient of the Microsoft Achievement Award. He is also currently a member of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Mr. Singh-Molares will speak on Entrepreneurship and the Liberal Arts. Further details will be announced as they arise, and will also be posted at our website.

Dr. Emily Chamlee-Wright (Ph.D., George Mason University) is a Mercatus senior research scholar and Professor of Economics at Beloit College. Her research interests include development economics and cultural economics. She writes and teaches about indigenous markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Professor Chamlee-Wright is the author of The Cultural Foundations of Economic Development (Routledge 1997) and Culture and Enterprise, co-authored with Don Lavoie (Routledge 2000). Professor Chamlee-Wright will speak on Entrepreneurship in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, in Scarborough 4 at 3 PM.

The flyer for this announcement is available here (PDF). Please contact us at if you have any questions or would like more information.

Fall 2007 Speakers

Monday, September 10th, 2007

The Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship is proud to announce its guest speakers for the Fall semester:

September 19thDr. David Schweickart

September 26thDr. David Kelley

October 31stDr. Alexei Marcoux

schweickart1.jpgEach speaker has a different expertise and opinion about Capitalism’s strengths and weaknesses.

Dr. Schweickart is Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University Chicago. He will be speaking on “Marx’s Democratic Critique of Capitalism and Its Implications for a Democratic Socialism.” Dr. Schweickart holds Ph.D. degrees in both mathematics and philosophy. He is the author of Against Capitalism (Cambridge University Press, 1993) and After Capitalism (Rowman and Littlefield, 2002).

David Kelley Dr. David Kelley (Ph.D., Princeton University) is a former professor of philosophy at Vassar College and is currently Senior Fellow at the Atlas Society in Washington, D.C. Dr. Kelley will be speaking on Ayn Rand’s moral defense of capitalism. Dr. Kelley is the author of The Evidence of the Senses, The Art of Reasoning, and The Contested Legacy of Ayn Rand.

Dr. Alexei Marcoux (Ph.D., Bowling Green State University) is Associate Professor of Business Ethics at Loyola University Chicago and a policy advisor for the Heartland Institute. He will be speaking on the social philosophy of Friedrich A. Hayek, the 1974 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

Alexei Marcoux

Each talk will be held in Scarborough 4 at 6 PM, in connection with Professors Hicks and Rezazadeh’s Capitalism in the Modern World course.

We are hoping for a lively and controversial semester, and we welcome you to join us for any of the talks you are interested in.

In the meantime, please contact us at if you have any questions or would like more information.