"Taking a Stand — Or Just Grandstanding?: How Should We Assess Activism by CEOs and Companies?"
Assistant Professor of Philosophy.
Bowling Green State University
Director, Fanning Center for Business Communication,
University of Notre Dame
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Brandon Warmke is assistant professor of philosophy at Bowling Green State University. He works in the areas of moral philosophy, moral psychology, and social philosophy and has written extensively about moral responsibility, forgiveness, and public discourse. His work has been featured in The Atlantic, Scientific American, Vox, The Guardian, and HuffPost. He received his PhD from the University of Arizona. His first book, Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk, which explores the ethics of public discourse with co-author Justin Tosi, was published by Oxford University Press in 2020.
Amanda G. McKendree teaches business communication, strategic communication, and corporate communication at the University of Notre Dame, where she is an associate teaching professor of management in the Fanning Center for Business Communication. She also holds the Arthur F. and Mary J. O’Neil Directorship at the Eugene D. Fanning Center for Business Communication in the Mendoza College of Business. Professor McKendree's research examines crisis communication, conflict communication, and the influence of rhetoric on organizational identity. She is published in the SAGE Encyclopedia of Identity, Business Communication Quarterly, Teaching Ideas for the Basic Communication Course, Journal of the Association for Communication Administration, and Review of Communication. She is a coauthor of Conflict Between Persons: The Origins of Leadership (Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2nd ed., 2018).
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