Lecturer (Christopher Newport)
Chris Tweedt is a Lecturer in Philosophy at Christopher Newport University, where he teaches Business Ethics, Medical Ethics, Contemporary Ethical Issues, Ancient Philosophy, and other courses. He holds a Ph.D. from Baylor University, has earned Master’s degrees in Philosophy from Baylor University and Southern Evangelical Seminary, and has completed M.B.A. coursework at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. His main research areas include epistemology, business ethics, and philosophy of religion.
On the business side, Tweedt started, ran, and sold businesses while earning his undergraduate and Master’s degrees, and while completing his doctoral work, Tweedt worked as a Research Analyst, where he specialized in emerging technologies, including autonomous vehicles, sharing economy apps, and mobile payment software. He currently runs a business ethics consulting firm, Ethics Intelligence, and his current projects include work on applications of cost-benefit analysis and the philosophical foundations of business ethics.