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                            Science @ 50

Making Policy
                            in Turbulent Times

Dilemmas in
                            Liberal Democratic Thought Since Max Weber

Richard Wellen
Associate Professor
Business and Society Program
Department of Social Science
Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies

York University Faculty Association (YUFA)

Ph.D. Social and Political Thought, York University, Toronto 1993

M.A. Social and Political Thought, York University, Toronto 1984
B.A. Philosophy, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 1980

Teaching (recent courses)

  • SOSC 4043 6.0 Corporate Governance and Business Law in Comparative Perspective
  • SOSC 2330 6.0 Economics of Law, Policy and Organization
  • SOSC 2340 6.0 Foundations of Business and Society

Research and Scholarship (selected writings)


Edited Volumes

  • D. Reed and R. Wellen. Social Science @ 50: A Half-Century of Critical Interdiciplinary Teaching and Research at York University. (2013) Toronto: Department of Social Science, York University.
  • Special Issue of the Journal of Academic Ethics (2004) (with Darryl Reed) entitled “Universities and Corporate Responsibility,” v. 4, n. 1.

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

Other writings (reviews and reports)


Last updated: November 6, 2013