Joe Pirri

Joe Pirri, Ph.D.


Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Faculty, Human Rights and Film Studies


Dr John Pirri earned his Phd degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has been Assistant Professor of English at Yarmouk University in Jordan, Associate Professor of Cultural Studies and Communication at Lebanese American University in Beirut, Lebanon, where he also served as Chairman of the Humanities Department, and Adjunct Professor of English at the University of Geneva. He was Dean for Academic Affairs at the American College of Switzerland and also Acting President of the College. He is currently Senior Lecturer at Webster University Geneva, where he teaches courses in Ethics, Literature, Human Rights, and Film and is an Academic Adviser. His current research interest combines the areas of Social Constructivism and Business Ethics.

Chapters in Edited Volumes

Pirri, J.J.  Werhane, P.H. (2017), Social Construction as Background for Research in Business Ethics. In Werhane P.H. & Freeman R.E. (Eds.), Research Approaches to Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility, Oxford University Press.