Rogene A. Buchholz

Rogene A. Buchholz

Rogene A. Buchholz is currently the Legendre-Soule Chair in Business Ethics Emeritus at Loyola University New Orleans. He held this endowed chair at Loyola for thirteen years until his retirement in 2002. Prior to this position he taught at the University of Texas at Dallas where he was also Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program Director, and Department Head; at Washington University in St. Louis where he had a half-time appointment to teach in the School of Business and the other half as Research Associate in the Center for the Study of American Business; and at the University of Minnesota. He was also a Visiting Hilton Professor of Business Ethics for two semesters at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, and Lynette S Autrey Visiting Professor of Business Ethics at Rice University in Houston, Texas for one semester.

Dr. Buchholz received a B.S. Degree from North Central College in 1959, a M.S. Degree in Economics from the University of Illinois in 1960, an M.Th. Degree from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in 1964, and a Ph.D. Degree from the Business School at the University of Pittsburgh in 1974. He served on many committees at the schools where he taught and was primary advisor and chairman for nine doctoral students who received their Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Dallas. He served on the editorial board of several academic publications and held numerous positions in professional academic organizations during his career. In 1995 he received the Summer Marcus Award for outstanding contributions to the field of Business and Society and outstanding service to the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management

During his career he made well over a hundred presentations at academic conferences and other professional groups and published over a hundred articles in scholarly journals, chapters in edited books, proceedings, and other professional publications. He is the author or co-author of 14 books that were mostly textbooks while in academia and has had three scholarly books published by Routledge in their Business Ethics Series since he retired. He was a consultant for various companies on business ethics and environmental matters, including a three-year project with the Corporate Conservation Council of the National Wildlife Federation working on a Curriculum Development Project to incorporate environmental issues and concerns into the business school curriculum.

Dr. Buchholz currently lives with his wife, a former philosophy professor at Loyola University in New Orleans, in Denver Colorado.