Dorothée Baumann-Pauly is a business ethics scholar with extensive practical experience working on the implementation of human rights in multi-stakeholder settings. Since 2013, she is the Director of Research at the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, managing its strategic, industry-specific research agenda.
She has published widely on topics at the intersection of business ethics, corporate responsibility, private governance mechanisms and human rights and serves on the editorial board of the Business and Human Rights Journal. She is the author of Managing Corporate Legitimacy (Greenleaf, 2013) and the co-editor of Business and Human Rights - From Principles to Practice (Routledge 2016), the first textbook on business and human rights.
Dorothée received a PhD in economics from the University of Zurich (Switzerland), an MA in Political Science from Rutgers University (USA) and an MA in Public Policy and Management from the University of Constance (Germany). She teaches business and human rights related subjects at HEC Lausanne, NYU Stern and other academic institutions in the US and Europe.