Nina Strohminger

Nina Strohminger
  • Assistant Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    Jon M. Huntsman Hall
    Room 667

Overview

Prof. Strohminger’s research approaches key questions in business ethics through the lens of psychology.

She holds a B.A. in Cognitive Science from Brown University and a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Michigan. She has held postdoctoral fellowships at Duke University and Yale University.

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Teaching

Past Courses

  • LGST100 - ETHICS & SOCIAL RESP

    This course explores business responsibility from rival theoretical and managerial perspectives. Its focus includes theories of ethics and their application to case studies in business. Topics include moral issues in advertising and sales; hiring and promotion; financial management; corporate pollution; product safety; and decision-making across borders and cultures.

Knowledge@Wharton

How Washington Can Create Smarter Regulations

“Regulatory excellence” requires a system of smart management, a lack of corruption, and empathy toward businesses and consumers alike, a Penn expert says.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/06/15
Why Willingness to Pay Doesn’t Mean Consumers Like What They Buy

Marketers have long relied on willingness to pay as a way to gauge consumer preferences. However, new Wharton research shows that paying what’s on a price tag isn’t a clear indicator that people enjoy the products they buy.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/06/15
What the End of Net Neutrality Actually Means

As the Obama era rules end, there are a number of questions surrounding how consumers will be affected and whether additional policy changes may follow.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/06/14