Joan E. Dubinsky

Adjunct Lecturer

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Organizational ethics, corporate compliance, and their practical application in the public and private sectors, international organizations, and international financial institutions.


  • HS 800g - Proseminar
  • HS 801g - Proseminar


  • University of Texas, Austin
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Joan E. Dubinsky

Adjunct Lecturer


Ms. Dubinsky is a champion for responsible business conduct, serving as one of the first ethics officers in corporate America. She was recently appointed as the Independent Ethics Advisor to the Board of Directors for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Between 2010 and 2015, she was the Chief Ethics Officer for the United Nations and served as the Chairman of its Ethics Panel. During her 33 year career in business ethics, Ms. Dubinsky has also served as the Chief Ethics Officer for the International Monetary Fund and the American Red Cross. In the related fields of corporate compliance and anti-corruption, she was responsible for initiating the compliance programs for The MITRE Corporation and BAE Systems, Inc. When she isn’t thinking about rights, duties and responsibilities, she plays the cimbalom, dances, knits, gardens, and lectures at universities around the globe.