19th International Conference
on Ethics Across the Curriculum



Grand Valley State University
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Dates: October 5-7, 2017

Directors

Phyllis (Peggy) Vandenberg (Grand Valley University)
Eric Wingrove-Haugland (US Coast Guard Academy)

Registration, Program,
Travel, Accommodations,
Restaurants

Theme: Education for Ethical Leaders

2017 SEAC Conference Program (as pdf)

 

Wednesday, October 6th

5:00 pm -- 7:00 pm Registration (Courtyard Downtown, 2nd floor --Meeting Room Lobby

Thursday, October 5th

Registration: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm (Courtyard Downtown 2nd Floor – Meeting Room Lobby)

Coffee: 8:30-9:30 am (Meeting Room Lobby)

Welcome: 9:00 am (Kent Room)

Concurrent Session 1: 9:30 am – 10:45 am

1A.Ethical Leadership through Design Thinking (Directors Room A)
Chair: Lisa Kretz, University of Evansville

Accelerating Ethical Leadership through Design Thinking”
Judy Whipps, Danielle Lake and Justin Pettibone, Grand Valley State University 

1B. Leadership Psychology (Directors Room B)
Chair: Christopher Meyer, CSU Bakersfield Kegley Institute for Ethics

“Rethinking Mental Disorders: Educating Leaders on the Ethical Implications of Psychopathology”
Hannah Venable, University of Dallas

“Fostering Empathy in Health Administration Students: the UOPX Novel Initiative”
Eve Krahe, Erica Fitzgerald and Christopher Wilson, University of Phoenix

1C. Developing Character (Directors Room C)
Chair: James Spence, Adrian College

“Leadership for Academic Integrity"
Stephen Satris, Clemson University

“Recovery in Ethics”
Daniel Wueste, Clemson University

Break: 10:45 am – 11:00 am

Keynote Address: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm (Kent Room)
Leadership Ethics - Joanne B. Ciulla
Professor of Leadership Ethics, Department of Management and Global Business, Academic Director, Institute for Ethical Leadership Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick

Lunch: 12:30 pm (Ottawa Room)

Concurrent Session 2: 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

2A. Character and Identity Development (Directors Room A)
Chair: Dominic Scibilia, St. Peters Preparatory School

“Aiming Professional Ethics Courses Toward Identity Development”
Glen Miller, Texas A & M University

“The Negative Duty to Reduce the Risk of Becoming a Perpetrator of Sexual Assault by Developing Positive Character Traits”
              Sean Walsh, University of Minnesota Duluth

2B. Ethical Leadership in the Healthcare Professions  (Directors Room B)
Chair: Hannah Venable, University of Dallas

“Ethical Leadership in Healthcare Professions: Navigating the Social Contract with Society”
Kimberly Peer, Kent State University

“Leading by Example: Preventing Moral Distress and Empathy Decline through Education”
Kimberly Peer, Kent State University

2C. Anticipating Problems (Directors Room C)
Chair: Cliff Guthrie, Husson University

“Developing Anticipatory Bioethics Through Media Influences”
Tyler Jaynes, Utah Valley University

“Virtual Integration and the Adventures of Edutainment”
Myron Jackson, Grand Valley State University

2D. Ethical Challenges of Academic Administration (Kent Room)
Chair: John Uglietta, Grand Valley State University

“Revising Ethical Challenges of Academic Administration: A Panel Discussion”
Elaine Englehardt, Utah Valley University; Michael Pritchard, Western Michigan University; Susan Martinelli-Fernandez, Western Illinois University; Daniel Wueste, Clemson University; and Sandra Borden, Western Michigan University

Break: 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Concurrent Session 3: 3:00 pm – 4:45 pm

3A. Analytical View of Ethics and Leadership (Directors Room A)
Chair: Alan Tomhave, Youngstown University

“A Broader Concept of Leadership and Its Relation to Ethics”
John Uglietta, Grand Valley State University

“Leadership Ethics: What Do We Think We are Doing?”
Alan Preti, Rosemont College and Cliff Guthrie, Husson University

3B. Effective Pedagogy (Directors Room B)
Chair: Victoria Vuletich, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

“Ethical Leadership in Human Services: Preparing students for Moral Courage within Organizational Contexts”
Joan Groessl, University of Wisconsin – Green Bay

“Ethics and Social Change, Making a Major”
Lisa Kretz, University of Evansville

“How to Encourage Social Activism in a Critical Thinking Course: Make it their final exam!”
Carlos Bertha, US Air Force Academy

3C. Models of Ethical Leadership (Directors Room C)
Chair: Sean Walsh, University of Minnesota Duluth

“Les Miserable and Rest’s Moral Schemas”
Robyn Dean, Rochester Institute of Technology

“Moral Exemplars and their Influence on Ethical Thinking of Interpreting Students”
Robyn Dean, Rochester Institute of Technology

Publishing Workshop: 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm (Ottawa Room)

“Playing the Publishing Game” (invited)
Ulrike Guthrie, Academic Book Editor

Cocktail Reception: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm (Meeting Room Lobby)

Dinner: (on your own)

 

Friday, October 6

Registration: 8:00 am – 10:00 am (Meeting Room Lobby)

Buffet Breakfast: 8:00 am -- 9:00 am (Meeting Room Lobby)

Concurrent Session 4: 9:00 am – 10:45 am

4A. Pre-College Ethics  (Directors Room A)
Chair: Dan Wueste, Clemson University

“Ethics Across Early Childhood Education”
Michael Burroughs, CSU Bakersfield Kegley Institute of Ethics

“High School Students and Moral Truths: A Cross-Curricular Philosophical Foundation for Future and Current Social Justice Advocates and Activists”
Tim Jung, Northside College Preparatory High School

“Discerning Ethical Profiles”
Dominic Scibilia, St. Peters Preparatory School

4B. Developing Courageous and Ethical Leaders  (Directors Room B)
Chair: Robert Muhlnickel, Monroe Community College

“Using Historical and Community Leaders as a Focus for Creating a Multidisciplinary, Multi-generational Educational Vehicle for Developing Courageous and Ethical Leaders”
Victoria Vuletich, Devin Schindler, Cody Brooks, Kris Johnson, and Mary Anne Simmering, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

4C. Educating Engineers as Ethical Leaders (Directors Room C)
Chair: Richard Wilson, Towson University

“Educating Engineers as Ethical Leaders: Addressing the critical need for effectively translating ethics education into the engineering workplace”
Jonathan Beever, University of Central Florida; Ilissa Rassner, Lilly & Co.; Michael Hiles, Cook Biotech, Inc.; and Andrew Brightman, Purdue University

4D. Four Philosophical Views (Kent Room)
Chair: Courtney Campbell, Oregon State University

“Ethical Leadership Round Table: Four Views”
David McGraw, James Madison University; Qin Zhu, Colorado School of Mines; Alan Preti, Rosemont College; Cliff Guthrie, Husson University; and Allison Cohen, Langley HS/American University

Break: 10:45 am – 11:00 am

Plenary Presentation: 11:00 am – 12:15 pm (Kent Room)
“Millennials and Ethical Leadership”
Jessica McManus Warnell, University of Notre Dame
Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Management & Organization Fellow, Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies
254 Mendoza College of Business | University of Notre Dame

Walking Bag Lunch: 12:15 pm – 2:30 pm (Meeting Room Lobby)
* Grab bagged lunch, an Artprize map and check out the exhibits! *

Concurrent Session 5: 2:30 – 3:45 pm

5A. Individual Responsibility (Directors Room A)
           Chair: James Quinn, Oakland University

“The Character Experiment and Self-Regulated Learning”
Robert Muhlnickel, Monroe Community College
           
“Leading Through Value: Leadership Absent Threats or Offers”
Michael Hartsock and Eric Roark, Millikin University

5B. Community Leadership (Directors Room B)
Chair: Brian Coffey, Eastern Michigan University

“Deemed Vulnerable, yet Exercising Leadership”
Minerva Ahumada, Arrup College of Loyola University Chicago

“Ethical Leadership: Facilitating the Development of Deliberative Communities”
Ruth Porritt, West Chester University

5C. Ethics for Structural and Developmental Planning (Directors Room C)
Chair: Alan Preti, Rosemont College

“Teaching Ethics in Engineering”
Wade Robison, Rochester Institute of Technology

“Ethics and Development”
Bertrand Andre Rossert, World Bank

5D. Professorial Presence (Kent Room)
Chair: Michael Burroughs, CSU Bakersfield Kegley Institute for Ethics

“Just How Do We Make a Difference? A Pedagogy of Professorial Presence”
Daniel Wueste, Clemson University; Christopher Meyers, CSU Bakersfield Institute for Ethics; David Ozar, Loyola University; and Allison Cohen, Langley HS/American University

Break: 3:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Concurrent Session 6: 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm
 
6A. Graduate Program in Leadership (Directors Room A)
Chair: Jon Borowicz, Milwaukee School of Engineering

“Training for Social Responsibilities as an Essential Component of Leadership Training”
Mark Bourgeois, Notre Dame

“Creating Ethical Cultures through Graduate Student Leadership Development”
John Lubker, Laura Carlson and Ethan Fridmanski, Notre Dame

“Student Perspectives on Ethical Leadership and Social Responsibility Training”
Heather M. Fruscalzo and Catherine Flanley, Notre Dame

 

6B. When we start with Suspicion and Failure (Directors Room B)
Chair: Tim Jung, Northside College Preparatory School

“Promoting Civil Discourse in Polarized Society”
Edgar Velez, Columbus State Community College

“Failures of ‘Ethical Leadership’ in American Civic Life”
Stephen Scales, Towson University

“Information Deception, Fake News, and Security in the Cyber World”
Richard Wilson, Towson University

 

6C. Leadership Development for Engineers  (Directors Room C)
Chair: Wade Robison, Rochester Institute of Technology

“Faculty Development for Integrating Ethics into Applied Science and Engineering: The Daniels Fund Faculty Fellows Program at Colorado School of Mines”
Sandy Woodson and Qin Zhu, Colorado School of Mines

“Assessing the Ethical Training of Entrepreneurial Engineers”
Patrick Croskery and Mark Dixon, Ohio Northern University

6D.  Case Studies, Experiential Learning, and the Ethics Bowl (Kent Room)
Chair: Tyler Klaskow, Mott Community College

“Learning Styles Don’t Work: Using the Myth of Learning Styles to Engage Students in Ethical Reasoning.”
James Quinn, Oakland University

“Making the Case for Experiential Learning in Ethics: A Student's Perspective”
Madison Tluczek, Adrian College

“Using an Ethics Bowl Style Competition to Teach Ethics Students How to do Philosophy”
Brian Coffey, Eastern Michigan University

Banquet and Presidential Address: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm (Grand River Room)

 

 Saturday, October 7
 
Registration and Hot Buffet Breakfast: 8:00 am – 9:00 am (Meeting Room Lobby)

Business Meeting – Open to all: 8:00 am – 8:45 am (Ottawa Room)
2018 conference announcements, Teaching Ethics journal news,
Society reports

Concurrent Session 7: 9:00 am – 10:15 am

7A. Government and Ethical Leadership (Directors Room A)
Chair: Ruth Porritt, West Chester University

“Ethical Leadership: Should the State Teach Morality?”
Landon Frim, St. Joseph College NY

“Whose Heritage? Interrogating the Ethics of Historical Place-Making in Public Memorialization”
Keith Snedegar, Utah Valley University

7B. Developing Ethical Leaders in Medical Professions and Administrators (Directors Room B)
Chair: Elaine Englehardt, Utah Valley University

The Constituent Parts of Ethical Leadership in Hospitals
Jeffrey Byrnes, Grand Valley State University

“A Defense of Moral Expertise in Clinical Ethics Consulting”
Christopher Meyers, CSU Bakersfield Kegley Institute for Ethics

7C. Preparing Professionals for Ethical Leadership  (Directors Room C)
Chair: Qin Zhu, Colorado School of Mines

“Professionals, Philosophers, and the Friendship of Taste”
Jon Borowicz, Milwaukee School of Engineering

“CRISPR, Germ Line Editing and Leadership”
Michael Nestor, Hussman Institute

Break: 10:15 am – 10:30 am

Concurrent Session 8: 10:30 am – 11:45 am

8A. Weapons and Narratives (Directors Room A)
Chair: Stephen Scales, Towson University

“Leadership, Killing, and Autonomous Weapons”
Richard Wilson, Towson University

“Leadership and Narratives and Master Narratives of Hate”
Richard Wilson, Towson University

8B. Online Graduate Ethics (Directors Room B)
Chair: Christopher Wilson, University of Phoenix

“Interprofessional Graduate Ethics: Actively Engaging Online with a Case Study”
Karen Stock and Pamela Ritzline, Walsh University

8C. Integrity and the Common Good  (Directors Room C)

Chair: Myron Jackson, Grand Valley State University

 “Digital Artifact Production in Teaching Ethics to Future Professionals”
Tyler Klaskow, Mott Community College

“College Faculty Members and Ethical Social Media Use”
Carrie Pritchett, Brazosport College

Lunch: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (Ottawa Room)
 

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