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University Research

The Ukleja Center for Ethical Leadership seeks to be a contributor to research on ethical leadership in the academic and practitioner arenas. We place priority on research areas that are aligned with the capabilities and interests of CSULB faculty.

Faculty Ethics Roundtable

Roundtable Ethics
Jennifer Fleming, Kathleen Lacey, Brenda Freshman, and Terrence Witkowski at a Faculty Ethics Roundtable

Each fall, faculty are invited to attend a roundtable to discuss ways to enhance the teaching of ethics at CSULB. Faculty can also learn about our pedagogical and research stipend application process at the roundtable.

Faculty Ethics Research Stipends

Stipend Award Winners
Brenda Freshman and Suzie Weng celebrating the center’s Faculty Ethics Research Stipends

In 2014, the Ukleja Center began offering $5,000 grants to support faculty ethics research and contributions to the body of knowledge in disciplinary and interdisciplinary ethics. CSULB faculty members are invited to apply for research stipends each spring and proposals are due by March 1.  Our 2018-2019 stipends are supporting the following research endeavors:

  • Ethics in Unethical Buying?  Understanding Cultural Motives for Counterfeit Purchase Behavior (Dr. Soo Hyun Cho)
  • Ethical Knowledge of Speech-Language Pathology Students: Assessing Cultural Competence for Ethical Service Delivery with Culturally, Linguistically Diverse Populations (Dr. Belinda Daughrity)

Research Stipend Application (pdf)