The Wicklander Fellowship is awarded to the full-time DePaul faculty member who demonstrates an interest in the application of professional ethics as these topics relate to his or particular field of research. To learn more about the Institute's Wicklander fellows past and present, please click here.
Current Wicklander Fellows
Regina Wentzel Wolfe, Ph.D. is a Senior Wicklander Fellow at the Institute. From 2004-2008, she held the Christopher Chair in Business Ethics in the Brennan School of Business at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. Prior to that position, she was an Associate Professor of Theology at Saint John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota and also Executive Director of the Society of Christian Ethics from 2001-2006. Wolfe has worked in the fields of market research and economic research and forecasting and was on the editorial staff of The Tablet
, an international Catholic weekly newspaper based in London, England. She has broad international experience, having lived overseas for 23 years. She is co-editor of Ethics and World Religions: Cross-Cultural Case Studies
and Chair of the United States Catholic China Bureau Board.
Dr. Wolfe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Georgetown University, a Master in Theology and Ministry from Loyola University Chicago, and a Ph.D. from King's College University of London.
Her current research interests are in the areas of women's economic empowerment and advancement, corporate social responsibility and poverty alleviation, and best practices in compliance and ethics in Catholic higher education
Senior Wicklander Fellow Dr. Ron Nahser is the Managing Director for Corporantes, Inc.--an outgrowth of The Nahser Agency--and also Provost Emeritus of Presidio School of Management, San Francisco (offering the first accredited MBA in Sustainable Management). He lectures and consults with business and academic audiences in the US and internationally on business values, marketing strategy, branding, social responsibility and integrative sustainable management. Dr. Nahser is the author of Learning the Read the Signs: Reclaiming Pragmatism in Business
and Journeys to Oxford: Nine Pragmatic Inquiries into the Practice of Values in Business and Education
Dr. Nahser earned a BA degree from the University of Notre Dame, an MBA degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, an MA degree in Religious Studies from Loyola/Mundelein College and the Ph.D. in American Business Philosophy from DePaul University.
He is currently conducting research with interested faculty at universities across the country on developing curricula to engage undergraduate, graduate and executive students in the principles and practice of Sustainable Management.