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Chris MacDonald

Dr. Chris MacDonald

Chair, Law and Business | Associate Professor
DepartmentLaw and Business
EducationBA (Hons.), MA, PhD
OfficeTRS 2-070
Phone416-979-5000, ext. 556903


Chris MacDonald is an associate professor, writer, speaker and consultant on ethics. MacDonald has been at the Ted Rogers School of Management since August 2012. His expertise in the field of ethics has led to him receiving a number of awards over the years, including being named one of the “100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics,” by Ethisphere magazine for four years in a row. MacDonald has also been recognized as one of the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behaviour” by Trust Across America in 2011 and 2012. A philosopher by training, MacDonald is also the creator and co-editor of the Business Ethics Journal Review and the author of the highly-regarded Business Ethics Blog. MacDonald has a strong commitment to leadership studies, as demonstrated by his continued development of programs that enable students to become leaders, including an “Ethical Reasoning” module that is now taught to all LAW 122 students. MacDonald’s drive to succeed inspires staff, faculty and students throughout the Ted Rogers School of Management every day.

Course code Course title
BUS 221 Business Decision-Making
BUS 223 Ethics in Commerce