Thomas White, Ph.D.

Conrad N. Hilton Chair of Business Ethics

Office: Hilton 251
Phone: 310.338.4523

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Ethics
  • Gender Issues
  • Ethics of Human Treatment of Dolphins in the Fishing and Entertainment Industries


Thomas White is the Conrad N. Hilton Chair of Business Ethics. He has been with Loyola Marymount University since 1994 and is an expert in business ethics, gender issues and renaissance humanism. Prior to joining the faculty, he taught at Rider University, Upsala College, Western Connecticut State University and was a consultant for Merrill Lynch, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Mutual Benefit Life, Meridian Productions, Institute of Management Accountants and State Farm Insurance.

White is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board and Wild Dolphin Project. He's also a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations' 2007/8 Year of the Dolphin program.

  • PhD: Columbia University (1974)
  • MA: Columbia University (1970)
  • BA: College of the Holy Cross (1969)

Recent Publications