Professor Emeritus: William Wilhelm
Dr. William J. Wilhelm was Coordinator of the Business Education, Information, and Technology (BEIT) program, and Professor, BEIT at the Scott College of Business from 2001 - 2017. He has written numerous papers and won many awards over the course of his career.
Dr. Wilhelm continues to conduct research focused on moral decision making in business and economic contexts. Dr. Wilhelm's research interests bridge different disciplines including behavioral economics, business management, business ethics and sociology.
Dr. Wilhelm’s current project involves the development of the ethical decision-making module for the new “Understanding Artificial Intelligence” course at the University of Applied Sciences South Westphalia in Soest, Germany. He will serve as visiting professor in the Department of Electrical Power Engineering and collaborate with faculty on the development of the course. In support of the project, he will also deliver talks and workshops on:
- Foundations of western ethical thought
- Bias and noise as judgment errors and how to avoid them
- Making judgments about the ethical implications of new and innovative technologies
- How to apply a systematic judgment protocol