Faculty Directory

Aine Donovan

Adjunct Associate Professor of Business Administration; Executive Director, Ethics Institute; Board Member, Center for Business & Society






EdD, University of San Francisco, 1995; MRE, University of San Diego, 1983; BA, San Diego State University, 1979

Areas of Expertise

Ethics and leadership, business ethics, organizational ethics

Current Research Topics

  • Ethics and communication
  • Honor

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Tuck School of Business, 2005–present
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Geisel School of Medicine, 2004–present
  • Executive Director, Ethics Institute, Dartmouth College, 2001–present
  • Assistant Professor, 1997–2001, Associate Director, Center for the Study of Professional Military Ethics, 1997–99, United States Naval Academy
  • Assistant Professor (Adjunct), California State University, Sacramento, 1990–96

Board memberships

  • Executive Boards
    Association of Practical and Professional Ethics
    Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum
  • Board Memberships
    Academy of Management
    Allwin Initiative for Corporate Citizenship
    American Philosophical Association
    Association of Moral Education
    Philosophy of Education Society
    Society for Business Ethics
    Society of Christian Ethics


  • Page Legacy Scholar, Penn State College of Communications, 2010
  • Resident fellow in journalism ethics, University of Missouri, 2004
  • Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities, 2000

Selected Publications

  • "Military Physicians: The Myth of Divided Loyalties," International Journal of Applied Philosophy, 24(1), Spring 2010
  • "Mission and Academic Administration," in The Ethical Challenges of Academic Administration, Springer, 2009
  • With R. Green, "Methods in Business Ethics," in The Oxford Handbook of Business Ethics, Oxford, 2009
  • "MBA Classes Rethink Their Ethics," Newsday, February, 2009
  • With R. Green and S. Jauss, Global Bioethics: Issues of Conscience for the Twenty-First Century, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2008
  • With R. Green, The Human Genome Project in the College Curriculum: Ethical Issues and Practical Strategies, University Press of New England, 2008