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Denis Collins

Denis Collins  

Professor, Business
Chair, Management Department


BS, Montclair State University
MA, Bowling Green State University
PhD in Business Administration, University of Pittsburgh


Denis teaches classes in management and business ethics, specializing in practical “how-to” examples and best practices for improving an organization’s ethical performance.

Recipient of the 2011 Samuel Mazzuchelli Medallion for empowering others.

2010 MBA Outstanding Faculty Award, School of Business, Edgewood College.

2009 Estervig-Beaubien Outstanding Professor Award, School of Business, Edgewood College, for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring.

Finalist for the Academy of Management’s Distinguished Educator Award.

Faculty advisor for the Edgewood Business Association and Wood’s Edge

Full list of publications can be found on his website

Want a crash course on the 90 best practices for how to design and manage ethical organizations?  Take Denis’ Open Online Business Ethics course through Udemy.

Serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Business Ethics and Journal of Academic Ethics

Published six books and numerous articles, including:

  • Business Ethics: How to Design and Manage Ethical Organizations (2011: John Wiley & Sons),
  • Essentials in Business Ethics: Creating an Organization of High Integrity and Superior Performance (2009: John Wiley & Sons)

Cited in the Economist, Chronicle of Higher Education, and the Washington Post, among others.

Has served on the Board of Governance in the Academy of Management, the Board of Directors for the International Association for Business and Society, and the Invisible College, a national organization of Service-Learning Educators.