Alexei M. Marcoux (BA, economics, University of San Francisco; MA and PhD, philosophy, Bowling Green State University) is Associate Professor of Business Ethics in the School of Business Administration at Loyola University Chicago. Previously, he has held visiting appointments at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, Saint Cloud State University, Liberty Fund, and the Social Philosophy & Policy Center. A popular teacher, he was named Faculty Member of the Year by Loyola’s 2005 MBA graduating class.
Professor Marcoux’s research focuses on the moral foundations of commercial transactions and embraces topics like reservation price deception and moral partiality in business practice. A two-time winner of the Best Paper Award at the Society for Business Ethics Annual Meeting, he has published scholarly articles in Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Morality & Markets, Journal of Private Enterprise, and Reason Papers.
He is co-author (with Al Gini) of two textbooks, Case Studies in Business Ethics (6th ed., Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009) and The Ethics of Business: A Concise Introduction (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012). Currently, he is writing a scholarly monograph advancing a human-scale, transaction-focused business ethics entitled Business Ethics For the Rest of Us.