Ruffin Professor of Business Administration
Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1992
M.A., University of Virginia, 1989
B.A., University of Tennessee, 1986
Andrew C. Wicks is the Ruffin Professor of Business Administration at the Darden School of Business where he teaches ethics. Wicks serves as director of the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics and directs the doctoral program at Darden. He is also an academic advisor for the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics and an adjunct in the religious studies department at UVA. Wicks is co-author of three books including Managing for Stakeholders: Survival, Reputation and Success published in 2007 by Yale University Press, Business Ethics: A Managerial Approach, published in 2010 by Prentice Hall, and Stakeholder Theory: The State of the Art, published by Cambridge University Press in 2010.
He has published over 30 journal articles, and his work has appeared in a wide variety of journals in business ethics, management and the humanities. His research interests include stakeholder responsibility, stakeholder theory, trust, health care ethics, total quality management and ethics and entrepreneurship. He works with MBA students, executives and corporations in the United States and abroad. Wicks is actively working with Ethics-LX, an entrepreneurial venture, to create a series of web-based simulations that incorporate ethics into the functional areas of business. He has received awards for both his research and teaching. Wicks joined the Darden faculty in 2002 after teaching for 10 years at the University of Washington Graduate Business School.