Rev. Oliver Williams, C.S.C.


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Associate Professor of Management
Director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values

Office: 255B Mendoza College of Business
Phone: 574-631-5761

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Areas of Expertise

Business Ethics, Corporate Governance, Sustainability, and Catholic Social Teaching

Father Williams is the editor or author of 22 books, as well as numerous articles on business ethics in journals. He is the director of the Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business. A former Naval Officer, Father Williams is a Catholic priest in the Congregation of Holy Cross. He served as associate provost of Notre Dame from 1987-94 and is a past chair of the Social Issues Division of the Academy of Management. In 2006, he was appointed a member of the three-person Board of Directors at the United Nations Global Compact Foundation. The United Nations Global Compact is the world’s largest voluntary corporate citizenship initiative with more than 6,000 businesses around the world as members.


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