Jason Stansbury

Jason Stansbury


  • PhD, Organization Studies, Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University, 2011
  • BA with High Distinction, Honors in Economics, University of Michigan, 1999

Professional experience

  • Consultant - Deloitte & Touche
  • Systems Analyst - Deloitte & Touche


Professor Stansbury is currently the James and Judith Chambery Chair for the Study of Business Ethics at Calvin College. He earned a PhD in Organization Studies from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University in 2011. Before graduate school, he worked as a Systems Analyst and then as a Consultant in the Detroit office of Deloitte & Touche. He graduated from the University of Michigan with Honors in Economics. His research is in business ethics, particularly moral imagination, criminology, and compliance programs.

Professor Stansbury is also the departmental graduate school advisor.


  • Stansbury, J. 2015. Moral Imagination as a Reformational Influence in the Workplace. Journal of Markets and Morality, 18(1): 21-41.
  • Stansbury, J., Stansbury, M., & Snyder, D. 2015. Excellence, Success, and the Protective Function of Common Grace in Accounting. Journal of Markets and Morality, 18(1): 119-138.
  • Weaver, G.R., & Stansbury, J. 2014. Religion in organizations: Cognition and behavior. Research in the Sociology of Organizations, 41: 65-110.
  • Bright, D.S., Stansbury, J., Alzola, M., & Stavros, J.M. 2011. Virtue Ethics in Positive Organizational Scholarship: An Integrative Perspective. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 28: 231-243.
  • Stansbury, J., & Sonenshein, S. 2011. Positive Business Ethics: Grounding and Elaborating a Theory of Good Works. In K.S. Cameron & G.M. Spreitzer, Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship: 340-352. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Gardner, T. M., Stansbury, J., & Hart, D. 2010. The Ethics of Lateral Hiring. Business Ethics Quarterly, 20(3): 230-269.
  • Stansbury, J. 2009. Reasoned Moral Agreement: Applying Discourse Ethics within Organizations.  Business Ethics Quarterly, 19(1): 33-56.
  • Stansbury, J., & Victor, B. 2009.  Whistle-Blowing among Young Employees: A Life-Course PerspectiveU  Journal of Business Ethics85(3): 281-299.
  • Barry, B., & Stansbury, J. 2008. Corporatism and Inequality: The Race to the Bottom (Line). In B. Moran, Race and Wealth Disparities: A Multidisciplinary Discourse, 41-56.  Lanham, MD: University Press of America.
  • Stansbury, J., & Barry, B.  2007.  Ethics Programs and the Paradox of Control. Business Ethics Quarterly, 17(2): 239-261.

Professional services

  • Executive Director, Society for Business Ethics, August 2017 - Present.
  • Review Board Member, Journal of Biblical Integration in Business, August 2014 - Present.
  • Editorial Board Member, Business Ethics Quarterly, April 2011 - Present.

Professional associations

  • Academy of Management
  • American Accounting Association
  • Christian Business Faculty Association
  • Society for Business Ethics


  • Open Heart Award, Presented by the Calvin Business Class of 2015.
  • Kern Fellow for Thought Leadership, Acton Institute, 2014.
  • Best Reviewer, Business Ethics Quarterly, 2013.
  • McGregor Faculty Fellow, Summer 2012.
  • Best Paper; Society for Business Ethics Annual Meeting; Anaheim, California; 2008.
  • Winner, COLE Dissertation Proposal Competition, Duke University, 2007.
  • Finalist, Excellence in Ethics Dissertation Proposal Competition, University of Notre Dame, 2007.

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