Associate Professor, McDonough School of Business
Ed Soule is an Associate Professor at the McDonough School of Business, where he teaches courses in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, and leadership. His research has focused on the ethical dimensions of commercial life from the points of view of managers and regulators. He is currently engaged in a cross-disciplinary examination of labor practices in the apparel industry, with emphasis on a “living wage” initiative in the Dominican Republic.
Academia is Ed Soule’s second career. The first was in business and included his work as a CPA and as the Chief Financial Officer of Edward Jones. Between his two careers he earned a Ph.D. in philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis. Ed chairs the Board of Trustees of Rare, an international conservation organization headquartered in Arlington, Virginia (rareconservation.org).