Adjunct Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1996
Ethics and public policy; management ethics; leadership
Ethics and Public Policy
Dana Radcliffe is adjunct professor of public administration and international affairs, electrical engineering and computer science, and biomedical and chemical engineering, teaching ethics courses in those areas. He is also the Day Family Senior Lecturer of Business Ethics and Senior Lecturer of Management at Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. Radcliffe is a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy and blogs for the Huffington Post on ethical issues in business, politics, and public policy. Previously, he worked in strategic real estate consulting for Deloitte & Touche in Los Angeles and San Francisco. He earned a PhD in philosophy from Syracuse University, an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles, an MPhi. in philosophy from Yale University, and a BA in philosophy from Fort Hays State University. In addition, he consults on ethics and organizational culture and on real estate-related issues in the financial services industry.
“Power, The Pledge, and Professional Responsibility in Military Comptrollership,” Armed Forces Comptroller (Journal of the American Society of Military Comptrollers), Fall 2015.
Recent Invited Lectures
“Ethics in Food Science,” talk given to Professor Robert Gravani’s “Leadership and Career Skills in Food Science” class, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, March 13, 2017.
“Ethical Decision Making in Technology,” talk given to Professor Mukti Khaire’s “Leadership for Studio” class, Cornell Tech, Cornell University, March 9, 2017.
“Ethical Leadership in Public Service and Civil Society,” workshop presentation with Humbert H. Humphrey Fellows, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, January 31, 2017.
“The Responsible Conduct of Research,” workshop presentations with graduate students working on federally funded research, Syracuse University, November 4 and November 10, 2016.
“Engineering Ethics,” talk given to Professor Jay Henderson’s “Introduction to Engineering” class, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University, October 6, 2016.
“Ethical Decision-Making,” talk given to Professor Martha Garcia-Murillo’s “Information Policy” class, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University, September 19, 2016.
“Ethical Leadership in Public Service and Civil Society,” workshop presentation with Young African Leadership Initiative Fellows, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, July 12, 2016.
“The Responsible Conduct of Research,” talk given to the Syracuse Biomaterials Institute’s Summer Research Program for Undergraduates, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University, June 15, 2016.
“Critical Thinking in Consulting,” talk given to the Consulting Engagement Division of the Cornell Graduate Consulting Club, Cornell University, June 8, 2016.
Moderator, “The Prosecution and Defense of White-Collar Crime: A Conversation with Denis McInerney,” 2016 Day Family Ethics Lecture, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, April 12, 2016.
“Ethical Decision Making in Operations,” talk given to “Semester in Strategic Operations” class, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, April 4, 2016.
“Ethics in Food Science,” talk given to Professor Robert Gravani’s “Leadership and Career Skills in Food Science” class, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, March 14, 2016.