Julie Anne Ragatz

Director, Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics in Financial Services

Julie Ragatz holds the Charles Lamont Post Chair in Ethics and the Professions at The American College and is the Director of the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics in Financial Services. In 2008, Ms. Ragatz received a Masters of Arts degree in Social and Political Philosophy from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. 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.

Ms. Ragatz has taught several courses in ethical theory and business ethics at universities including: Saint Thomas University, Marquette University, Villanova University, and Saint Joseph’s University. In 2008, Ms. Ragatz designed and implemented, “Ethical Issues in the Accounting Environment” for the Masters of Accounting Program at Villanova University. Ms. Ragatz teaches in the MSFS, MSM, and PhD programs at The American College.

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