Kirk Hanson

Kirk O. Hanson is Executive Director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University and John Courtney Murray S.J. University Professor of Social Ethics.  Previously, he taught in the Stanford Graduate School of Business for 23 years and is now an emeritus faculty member.  He co-edited a four-volume series released in 2006 entitled The Accountable Corporation; was the founding president of The Business Enterprise Trust; was the first Chairman of the Santa Clara County Political Ethics Commission; and has written a weekly column on workplace ethics for the San Jose Mercury News.  Hanson currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Skoll Community Fund, one of two components of the Skoll Foundation.  Hanson graduated from Stanford University and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.  He has held graduate fellowships and research appointments at the Yale Divinity School and the Harvard Business School.  In 2013 he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Portland where he was the commencement speaker.

Ashoka U Exchange

We are pleased to officially announce that the 2017 Exchange will be hosted by Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida, on March 2-4, 2017.

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