Jeffrey Kaufmann (Ph.D., JD) is a Senior Lecturer at the Carlson School of Management where he teaches courses on ethics and managing change. Prior to teaching at the Carlson School, Dr. Kaufmann was on the faculty at the University of Illinois and Iowa State University, and taught at the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.
Dr. Kaufmann’s research on ethical distancing has been discussed in a variety of outlets including the New York Times, Business Week, USA Today and NPR while his article on corporate communications during a crisis has been used in classrooms from UCLA to the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
He has also served as vice-chair or co-chair on various committees for the Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice of the American Bar Association. A veteran of U.S. Naval Intelligence, Jeffrey is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.