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Tanusree Jain

jaint@tcd.ie

As an Assistant Professor, Dr. Tanusree Jain teaches the Ethical Business course at the School of Business, Trinity College Dublin. Tanusree received her PhD in Management Sciences from ESADE Business School in 2015. Her previous education includes a research masters from ESADE and an MPhil from Delhi School of Economics (India). Prior to joining Trinity, she was a fellow at the American University of Beirut, a visiting scholar with Prof. Edward Freeman at Darden School of Business (University of Virginia), and an Assistant Professor of teaching at the University of Delhi (India) where she taught undergraduate courses on CSR, business ethics and managerial decision making for over 7 years.

Tanusree’s research interests lie at the intersection of corporate governance and CSR. Her work focuses on the assessment of managerial stakeholder intent and on understanding the conditions under which executives frame their stakeholder orientations. She has a special interest in studying the impact of mandatory CSR on firms’ stakeholder engagement, particularly in the context of India. Her PhD research won the Founders Award for Emerging Scholar of Business Ethics in 2013 conferred by the Society for Business Ethics (SBE).

Her research has been published in Business & Society, Journal of Business Ethics and Corporate Governance: An International Review. She regularly presents her research at the conferences of the Academy of Management (AoM), the Society for Business Ethics (SBE) and the International Association of Business and Society (IABS). She is an associate editor for Business Ethics: A European Review, and serves as an honorary director on the boards of NGOs.

Her teaching philosophy revolves around facilitating an open interactional environment to transform the way business students think about business philosophy. Through her courses, her objective is to fuel student curiosity towards developing critical thinking for better understanding how business practices can and should influence society.