Darden School of Business


Darden Faculty Profile: Andy Wicks


Darden School of Business
Ruffin Professor of Business Administration; Director, Darden Olsson Center for Applied Ethics; Director, Darden Doctoral Program

Education: B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville; MA, Ph.D., University of Virginia

Andrew C. Wicks is the Ruffin Professor of Business Administration at Darden. He is director of the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics, director of the doctoral program and academic advisor for the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics. Wicks also serves as an adjunct professor in the Religious Studies department and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at UVA.

Wicks is co-author of four books: 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; Stakeholder Theory: The State of the Art, published by Cambridge University Press in 2010; and Public Trust in Business, published by Cambridge University Press in 2014. 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.

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