The Center for Leadership Ethics brings scholars with diverse backgrounds together to explore, challenge, and advance the field of ethical leadership.
Through cutting-edge research, education, and outreach, we work every day to promote the development of ethical leaders who foster ethical cultures in organizations around the world.
Featured: NEW PODCAST!
The 30-Minute Ethical Leader is a new podcast sponsored and presented by the Center for Leadership Ethics. Hosted by founder, Paul Melendez, and associate director, Michael Fricke, this podcast aims to memorialize the thoughts, learnings, and recommendations of seasoned leaders from business, government, and non-profit sectors to help and inform ethical leaders of today and tomorrow.
High School Ethics Forum
The High School Ethics Forum invites students to reflect on their own ethical reasoning—providing hands-on experience for dealing with both personal and professional ethical dilemmas. Students analyze ethical solutions with the support of faculty experts and Eller undergraduates.Explore the High School Ethics Forum »
Collegiate Ethics Case Competition
The Collegiate Ethics Case Competition brings students together from around the world, challenging their moral reasoning in thought-provoking team competition. Faced with a real-world business ethics case, students analyze the case and present to a panel of judges.Explore the Collegiate Ethics Case Competition »
Faculty Research Spotlight
Research and Education
The Center for Leadership Ethics fosters cutting-edge research into increasingly important ethical issues. Faculty researchers receive support and funding to dive deep into practical research topics from gender and racial equity in the workplace to the relationship between ethics and creativity.
We believe all students should have access to top-notch ethics education. That’s why the Center for Leadership Ethics provides a variety of courses—covering topics like corporate ethics and social responsibility—to both undergraduate and graduate Eller students.