Daniel E. Palmer is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Kent State University at Trumbull, where he received his appointment in 2001. Since 2010 he has also served as the Assistant Dean of the Trumbull Campus. He received his B.A. (magna cum laude) in Philosophy from Bowling Green State University (1991), his M.A. in Philosophy from Villanova University (1994) and his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Purdue University (2000). Prior to joining Kent State University he spent a year as a post-doctoral fellow at Central Michigan University’s Center for Applied, Professional, and Practical Ethics.
Dr. Palmer’s primary research interests include ethical theory, business and professional ethics, and health care ethics. His published work has appeared in journals such as Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, Ratio, British Journal of Aesthetics, and The Journal of Value Inquiry. His books include:
Handbook of Research on Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibilities (edited volume, IGI Global, 2015).
Managing for Ethical-Organizational Integrity: Principles and Processes for Promoting Good, Right, and Virtuous Conduct (monograph, with Abe Zakhem, Business Experts Press, 2012).
Ethical Issues in E-Business: Models and Frameworks (edited volume, IGI Global, 2010).
Stakeholder Theory: Essential Readings in Ethical Leadership and Management (with Mary Lyn Stoll and Abe Zakhem, Prometheus Books, 2008).
In addition to his current work as a full time administrator, he annually teaches a course on Public Health Ethics in Practice, Policy and Research for the College of Public Health at Kent State University. He also serves on the Institutional Review Board for Mercy Health — St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.
Associate Professor, Assistant Dean, Trumbull Campus