David W. Miller is the Director of the Princeton University Faith & Work Initiative (FWI), which he founded in 2008. His academic appointment is Professional Specialist in CSR and Lecturer in the Department of Religion. FWI’s mission is to generate scholarly research and practical resources for the issues and opportunities surrounding faith and work. FWI hosts postdoc scholars conducting related research, and offers various programs, seminars, and conferences. David also teaches “Business Ethics and Modern Religious Thought” (REL219) through the Department of Religion; it is cross-listed by the Keller Center for Entrepreneurship. Before moving to Princeton University in 2008, David taught for five years at Yale Divinity School and Yale School of Management, also serving as the Executive Director of the Yale Center for Faith & Culture. David brings a “bi-lingual” perspective, having spent 16 years in senior executive positions in international business and finance before entering academia. He received his M.Div. and Ph.D. in social ethics at Princeton Theological Seminary. David is the author of God at Work: The History and Promise of the Faith at Work Movement (Oxford University Press) and other published articles. To learn more about the Princeton Faith & Work Initiative, you may visit the website or contact David at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Courses – Spring 2019
REL 219 / SOC 219 (EM) No Audit
Business Ethics and Modern Religious Thought
David W. Miller
11:00:00 am – 11:50:00 am M W
Department Area Requirement: Does NOT satisfy sub-field requirement; does NOT count as departmental.
Majors may petition to count this as a cognate course (in addition to the 8 required courses for the major).
“Are Business Ethics Relevant? A Programmatic Proposal toward a New Form of Awareness,” Miller, D. EW. and Thate. M., in Economics as a Moral Science, Eds. Rona, Peter, Zsolnai, László, Springer Publishing, April 2017.
“Human Resources Perceptions of Corporate Chaplains: Enhancing Positive Organizational Culture” Miller, D. W., Ngunjiri, F. and LoRusso. J. D., Journal of Management, Religion, and Spirituality, DOI: 10.1080/14766086.2016.1260044.
“A new framework for analyzing organizational workplace religion and spirituality,” Miller, D.W. and Ewest, T Journal of Management, Religion, and Spirituality, 2015 Vol 12, No.4, 305-328.
“Leadership views on corporate chaplains: business, sociocultural, and spiritual justifications.” Miller, D. W., & Ngunjiri, F. W. in Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion, 2015 Vol 12 No. 2, 129-155.
“Reclaiming a Moral Voice in Business Schools,” in Developing Leadership: Questions Business Schools Don’t Ask, eds., Christopher Mabey and Wolfgang Mayrhofer, Sage Publishing, April 2015.
“Faith and Work: Hobby Lobby and AutoZone,” with Timothy Ewest, Richard Ivey School of Business Publishing, University of Western Ontario, 9B14C056, 2015.
“Faith and Work: Hobby Lobby and Auto Zone – Teaching Notes,” with Timothy Ewest, Richard Ivey School of Business Publishing, University of Western Ontario, 8B14C056, 2015.
“The Present State of Workplace Spirituality: A literature review considering,” with Timothy Ewest, Journal of Religious & Theological Information, 2013, 12 (1-2), pp. 29-54.
“Faith at Work (Religious Perspectives): Protestant Accents in Faith and Work,” with Timothy Ewest. in Handbook of Faith and Spirituality in the Workplace: Emerging Research and Practice, Ed. Judi Neal (New York: Springer, 2013), pp. 69-84.
“Business, Economics, and Christian Ethics,” with Max Stackhouse
in forthcoming Revised Edition of The Cambridge Companion for Christian Ethics, Ed. Robin Gill, 2011.
“Rethinking the Impact of Religion on Business Values: Understanding Its Reemergence and Measuring Its Manifestations,” with Timothy Ewest
Journal of International Business Ethics, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2010, pp.49-57.
“Repairing our Stewardship of Creation: Abrahamic Social Thought and the Global Economic Crisis (The Mountain House Statement)” with the Caux Round Table
Caux, Switzerland, July 2010.
“The Faith-Friendly Company: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?”
in Public Theology for a Global Society: Essays in Honor of Max Stackhouse, edited by Deirdre King Hainsworth and Scott R. Paeth (Eerdmans, 2010).
God at Work: The History and Promise of the Faith at Work Movement
(New York: Oxford University Press, 2007)
“Unternehmensethik” in Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart (RGG)
4th ed., (Tübingen: Mohr Sieback Verlag, 2005).
“Economic Ethics” with Max L. Stackhouse, in Encyclopedia of Christianity
Vol. 2 (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001), pp. 12-23.