Samuel Mortimer

Samuel Mortimer
  • Doctoral Student

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    Jon M. Huntsman Hall Suite 600
    3730 Walnut St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Research Interests: business ethics, meta-ethics, philosophy of action, meaningful work, qualitative methods, experimental methods

Links: CV

Overview

I study the philosophy of work and organizations. In 2021, I was awarded the Winkelman Fellowship, Wharton’s highest honorific fellowship. Before coming to Wharton, I studied philosophy as a graduate research student at Kyoto University and completed a BA in philosophy and theology at the University of Oxford.

I have been accepted to present research at several international conferences, including the American Philosophical Association (Eastern Division and Pacific Division); Society for Business Ethics; Academy of Management; Society of Applied Philosophy; Philosophy of Management; Harvard Emerging Scholars; Business Ethics in the 6ix; and British Academy of Management.

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Awards and Honors

  • Winkelman Fellowship, 2021
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2020
  • Founders’ Award, Society for Business Ethics, 2020

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