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Carson Young

Carson Young, PhD

Assistant Professor of Management
(585) 395-2078
Office:  6G Hartwell Hall


  • PhD, Ethics and Legal Studies, University of Pennsylvania
  • MA, Philosophy, Georgia State University
  • BA, Philosophy & Economics, Swarthmore College

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Justice and Public Policy
  • Consumer Ethics

Grants, Fellowships, and Honors

Grants and Fellowships:

  • Spilker Corporate Governance Summer Research Award (Wharton School, 2015-2018
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Fellowship (Wharton School, 2015-2019)
  • Humane Studies Fellowship (Institute for Humane Studies, 2014-2018)


  • Best Dissertation Award (Society for Business Ethics, 2019)
  • Founder’s Award (Society for Business Ethics, 2015)

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Journal Publications:

C Young. “Putting the law in its place: Business ethics and the assumption that illegal implies unethical.” Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming.

Other Publications:

C Young. 2015. “Review of Morality, Competition, and the Firm by Joseph Heath.” Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics 8(1): 116-122

Last Updated 4/19/22