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Julie A. Ragatz

Julie A. Ragatz

Charles Lamont Post Chair of Ethics and the Professions
Assistant Professor of Ethics
Director of the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics in Financial Services

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BA, University of Saint Thomas
MA, Marquette University
PhD Candidate, Temple University


Julie A. Ragatz holds the Charles Lamont Post Chair of Ethics and the Professions at The American College of Financial Services, and is the director of The American College Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics in Financial Services. As Assistant Professor of Ethics, she teaches in the Master of Science in Financial Services (MSFS), Master of Science in Management (MSM), and PhD programs at The College.

The American College Press published the most recent edition of her book, Ethics for the Financial Services Professional, in 2013. Her second book, Accounting Ethics, written with Ronald Duska, PhD, was published by Wiley/Blackwell Press as a 2nd Edition in 2012. She also authors a blog, Ethically Speaking, which focuses on ethics in the financial services profession.

Professor Ragatz has taught several courses in ethical theory and business ethics at Saint Thomas University, Marquette University, Villanova University, and Saint Joseph’s University. In 2008, she designed and implemented “Ethical Issues in the Accounting Environment” for the Master of Accountancy program at the Villanova School of Business.

In 2008, Professor Ragatz received a Master of Arts in Social and Political Philosophy from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is currently a PhD candidate in philosophy at Temple University where she is completing her dissertation on the process of consensus formation around neoclassical economics in the mid-20th century.


FA 290 Ethics for the Financial Services Professional

GS 831 Ethics and Human Values