Our Faculty

Ellen Susanna Cahn

Director of Business Honors Program, Pleasantville

Lubin School of Business

Management and Management Science

  • @ Pleasantville
    Goldstein Academic Center 114


PhD, Columbia University, New York, NY
Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

BS, Columbia University, New York, NY
Applied Physics

Academic and Professional Engagement Activities

Dr. Cahn is Professor of Management and Management Science in the Lubin School of Business. Her research covers business ethics and decision models, ranging from the business applications of quantitative models drawn from decision theory, queuing, and forecasting, to the development of codes of business ethics and pedagogy of business ethics education. She regularly teaches Business Analytics, Project Management, Business and Society, as well as the Honors Senior Seminar in Research Methods.

Dr. Cahn has served as a reviewer for Journal of Business Ethics. She is a regular participant in the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research Works-in-Progress Workshop at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

In 2019, Dr. Cahn made a presentation sharing her expertise on Assessment of Quantitative Analysis Skills at the NBEA Conference in Newport, RI. She also presented her research on Multicriteria Decision Dilemmas and AI at the IIMA meeting at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY.

Selected Contributions & Publications

Glass, Z., E. (2019). Classifying Ethics Codes Using Natural Language Processing. In Annie Bartoli, Jose-Luis Guerrero, Philippe Hermel (Ed.), Responsible Organizations in the Global Context, Current Challenges and Forward-Thinking Perspectives. (pp. 79-96). Palgrave MacMillan. Read More >>

Cahn, E.S., Glass, V. (2018). The Effect of Age and Size on Reputation of Business Ethics Journals. Business And Society. 57(7), 1465-1480. Read More >>

Cahn, E. (2018). Ethics in the Classroom - A Ten Year Retrospective. Journal of Educators Online. 15(2). Read More >>

Winch, J.K., Cahn, E.S., (2015). Improving Student Performance in a Management Science Course With Supplemental Tutorial Videos. Journal of Education for Business. 90(7), 402-409. Read More >>

Cahn, E.S. (2014). Measures of Corporate Social Performance and Ethical Business Decisions: A Review and Critique. Southern Journal of Business and Ethics. 6142-151. Read More >>

Cahn, E.S., Glass, V. (2011). Teaching Business Ethics with Cases: The Effect of Personal Experience. Journal of Business Ethics Education. 87-12. Read More >>

Cahn, E.S., Pastore, J.M. (2003). Decision Modeling: An Objective Approach to Moral Reasoning. Teaching Business Ethics. 7(4), 329-340. Read More >>

Glass, V., Cahn, E. (1997). A Queuing Model of Organization Structure. Journal of Business and Economic Studies. 3(3), 13-28.

Cahn, E. (2021). Responsible Design — Lessons from Biblical Privacy Ethics . AI and Faith. Read More >>