Texas Tech University

Manuel Woersdoerfer, Ph.D.


Email: manuel.woersdoerfer@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.1399


Office: CECE 215

Curriculum vitae


Research Interests

  • Engineering and computer ethics (especially big data ethics and information privacy).
  • Business (ethics) and human rights.
  • (Political) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and corporate citizenship.
  • Multi-stakeholder CSR-initiatives (especially Equator Principals framework and U.N. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights).
  • Sustainable finance and finance ethics.
  • Climate ethics/justice (with special focus on financial institutions and climate change mitigation).
  • Constitutional economics, neoliberalism and social market economy.
  • Behavioural and happiness economics, economic psychology and neuroeconomics.
  • Economic policy (with a special focus on European integration and politics).

Research Websites

Personal Information


  • PhD, Business Ethics/History of Economic Thought, Goethe University, Frankfurt/Germany (2011)
  • Master of Arts, Philosophy & Economics, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth/Germany (2007)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy & Economics, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth/Germany (2004)

Murdough Center for Engineering Professionalism