Brad Agle, PhD

Senior Advisor

Since 2009, Brad has served as the George W. Romney Endowed Professor at Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management. He teaches classes on ethics and leadership and also serves as a Fellow and Chair of BYU’s Wheatley Institution Ethics Initiative. Brad also chairs the bi-annual Teaching Ethics in Universities conference and the annual International Association for Business and Society conference. He sits on the editorial board of Business Ethics Quarterly and on the ethics committee of USA Synchro.


Prior to BYU, Brad spent 17 years as a professor of Strategy, Organizations, and Environment at the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business. He also served as the inaugural director of the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership at that institution, a position he held for 8 years. Prior to his academic career, he worked for Seattle First National Bank and IBM. In 2014 he published the book “Research Companion to Behavioral Ethics in Organizations: Constructs and Measures.” In 2016 he will publish the book "The Field Guide to Business Ethics." Brad is an active researcher concentrating on business ethics, stakeholder management, CEO leadership, and on how religion influences business. His writings appear in journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, Business and Society, Human Relations, Sloan Management Review, Leadership Quarterly, and Organizational Dynamics. His work has been featured in media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, CNN, and CNBC. Dr. Agle received a Ph.D. in Business Management from the University of Washington and a B.S. in Information Management from BYU. Brad and his wife Kristi are the parents of four children.

Brad Agle, PhD