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Daryl Koehn

​Academic Degrees

PhD, Ethics, Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1991
MBA, Finance, Northwestern University, 1985
Master's Degree, Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Brasenose College, Oxford, 1980
BA, Philosophy, Ideas and Methods, University of Chicago, 1977


Daryl Koehn is the Wicklander Chair in Professional Ethics at DePaul University. She is also a professor of philosophy at DePaul's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. Koehn has been published widely in the fields of ethics and corporate governance. Her monographs include "The Ground of Professional Ethics," "The Nature of Evil," "Rethinking Feminist Ethics," "Local Insights, Global Ethics," and "Living with the Dragon: Thinking and Acting Ethically in a World of Unintended Consequences."

Edited volumes include "Corporate Governance: Ethics across the Board" and "Ethics and Aesthetics in Business Ethics." In addition, she has published scores of articles in the Harvard Business Review, Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics and numerous other journals. She consults regularly with major corporations and has served on a major corporation’s compliance committee. Koehn has been profiled in Time magazine and has appeared often on National Public Radio, PBS TV stations and in other venues.​