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Lifetime Achievement
Solomon P. Lee Professor of Business Ethics and Professor

Haas School of Business, Department of Political Science, University of California at Berkeley

David Vogel is the Solomon P. Lee Professor of Business Ethics at the Haas School of Business and Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley. He received his doctorate in Political Science from Princeton University and has been a member of the Berkeley faculty since 1973.


Vogelís books include Ethics and Profits: The Crisis of Confidence in American Business (1976), Lobbying the Corporation: Citizen Challenges to Business Authority (1978), Ethics in the Education of Business Managers (1980), National Styles of Regulation: Environmental Policy I Great Britain and the United States (1986), Fluctuating Fortunes: The Political Power of Business in America (1989), and Trading Up: Consumer and Environmental Regulation in the Global Economy (1995). His most recent book, The Market for Virtue; The Potential and Limits of Corporate Social Responsibility (2005), received the prestigious best book award from the Social Issues Division of the Academy of Management in 2008 and has been translated into French, Korean, and Japanese.


Vogel is co-editor of Corporations and Their Critics: Issues and answers on the problems of corporate social responsibilities (1980) and Global Challenges in Responsible Business (2010). Additionally, he contributed to the Oxford Handbook on Corporate Social Responsibility (2010) and Creative Capitalism: A Conversation (2008).


Vogelís writings on corporate social responsibility have appeared in Forbes.com, Harvard Business Review, California Management Review, Business and Society, the Social Innovation Review, Learning Perspectives, Ethical Corporation, the BSR Weekly, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Sciences Humaines.


He has lectured widely on corporate responsibility to academic and professional audiences in the United States, Europe, and Asia and is affiliated with CSR programs in Italy, Great Britain and France. Since 1982, Vogel has served as editor of the California Management Review, which has prominently featured managerially relevant research on business and society, environmental management, and corporate social responsibility.


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