Betty Woodman

Business Ethics
Phone: (603) 862-1434
Office: Management, Paul College Rm 355K, Durham, NH 03824
Betty Woodman

Betty J. Woodman is Lecturer of Business Ethics in the Management Department of Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire.  Her research addresses sustainable leadership development models that strengthen ethical decision-making and innovation, focusing on inclusive, integrative approaches.

Betty received her Ph.D. in Applied Ethics from Emory University (2012), M.A. in Philosophy from Georgia State University, and B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from University of Massachusetts in Amherst.  Previously, Betty taught at the Maine Business School of the University of Maine and Emory University. Prior to returning to graduate school, she worked in executive management (V.P. Sales and Marketing), software sales, corporate education, and engineering in the software and technology industries.


  • Ph.D., Applied Ethics, Emory University
  • M.A., Philosophy, Georgia State University
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Courses Taught

  • PAUL 695: Independent Study
  • PHIL 430: Ethics and Society
  • PHIL 431: Business Ethics
  • PHIL 495: Tutorial Reading

Selected Publications

Woodman, B. (2011). Exploring Sartrean Desire: Men, Women, and Authentic Relationship. In A. L. McEvoy (Ed.), Sex, Love, and Friendship: Studies of the Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love (pp. 487-496). Amsterdam - New York, NY: Editions Rodopi B.V..

Woodman, B. J. (2011). Shifting Views: How an Existentialist Learning Approach Engaged Male College and High School Students in Discussions Concerning the Social Harms of Current Gender Socialization. In M. E. Harrison, & P. W. Schnarrs (Eds.), Growing Our Field: Emerging Perspectives on Masculinities and Men's Lives (pp. 51-76). Harriman, TN: Men's Studies Press.

Woodman, B. J. (2007). Imagining a Dialectic of Generosity: Considering Connections between Gender, Sex, and Peace. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences: Annual Review, 1(6), 97-108. doi:10.18848/1833-1882/cgp/v01i06/51785