Faculty Research Grants

The Center provides grants for ethics-related research to Saint Anselm College faculty. Funded research includes:

Research Workshops and Conferences

The Center helps coordinate the Annual International Business Ethics Conference with the University of Vienna and University of St Andrews. The next conference will take place online on December 4, 2020. Read the call for proposals ».

The Center also runs occasional interdisciplinary mini-conferences for scholars to present work in progress. A conference on Land-Use Regulation and Housing Affordability took place virtually August 11 and 12, 2020. Revised working papers will be available by the end of October. Read the call for proposals » .

With the support of the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) and the John Templeton Foundation, the Center held a second, virtual research workshop for scholars from October 2 to 4, 2020 on Federalism and the Regulatory Policies of Local and Regional Governments. Read the call for proposals » .

Ethics Circles

Ethics Circles are the Center's programs for New Hampshire high school students, including weekly discussions on ethics and case preparations for competing in the National High School Ethics Bowl.

Ethics in Our World Dinner Discussions

The Center for Ethics runs faculty-student dinner discussions on the Saint Anselm campus as an opportunity to talk about big ideas outside the constraints of a formal classroom and to promote intellectual diversity and tolerance on campus.

Social Innovation

The Saint Anselm College Social Innovation Initiative is about empowering faculty and students to identify, design and implement solutions for social impact. The Center for Ethics supports its work with social entrepreneurs, innovators, business leaders, and policymakers to create opportunities and programming for changemaking locally and globally.

Course Offerings

The Center is working to develop interesting and innovative courses in Ethics in Business and Governance. Courses that are or will be offered by the Center include Business Ethics and Philosophy Special Topics: Work and Wellbeing.

Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl

The Center sponsors Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl teams at Saint Anselm College.