Philip Nichols

Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Wharton faculty

Education

JD, Duke University, 1988; LLM, Duke University, 1988; AB, Harvard University, 1982

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards

Fulbright Fellowship; Hoeber Award (best article), 2011; Ralph J. Bunche Award (best international paper), 2002; Lindback Award, 2000; David W. Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching, 1996; Excellence in Teaching Award (Undergraduate Division), 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2012, 2013; Rappaport Core Teaching Award 2004, 2009; Intergreek Council Award for Outstanding Professor, 1996; Huntsman Program Senior Teaching Award, 2013

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 1992-present. Visiting Appointments: National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India; Korea University, Seoul, South Korea; Singapore Management University

Other Positions

President, Academy of Legal Studies in Business; Co-Chair, Anti-Corruption Law Interest Group, American Society of International Law

Judicial Clerk, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1988-89

Reviewer, American Business Law Journal

Past Co-Chair, United Nations Committee on Electronic Commerce and Trade Facilitation Law Group (Geneve, Switzerland); Past Co-Chair, International Economic Law Group, American Society of International Law

Twitter – @PrPhilNichols | @Wharton

Past Appearances

Knowledge@Wharton: January 30, 2019

Host Dan Loney is joined by Jack Kelly (Author), Nina Hall (Assistant Professor of International Relations, Johns Hopkins SAIS), Regina Abrami (Director of the Global Program and Head of International Studies, Lauder Institute at University of Pennsylvania), Philip Nichols (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Richard Dasher (Director of Stanford University’s U.S. – Asia Technology Management Center, Stanford University), Jacques deLisle (Professor of Law & Professor of Political Science; Director, University of Pennsylvania’s Center for East Asian Studies), and William K. Black (Associate Professor of Economics and Law, The University of Missouri– Kansas City) on the Wednesday, January 30, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Knowledge@Wharton: January 2, 2019

Host Dan Loney is joined by Michele Gelfand (Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland), Michelle Egan (Professor, School of International Service; Global Fellow, Wilson Center, American University), Philip Nichols (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Rick Edmonds (Media Business Analyst, Poynter Institute), Brendan O’Leary (The Lauder Professor of Political Science, The University of Pennsylvania), John Carroll (Assistant Professor, Mass Communication, Boston University), and William K. Black (Associate Professor of Economics and Law, The University of Missouri– Kansas City) on the Wednesday, January 2, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Knowledge@Wharton: December 19, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Matt McAllister (Professor and Graduate Programs Chair, Bellisario College of Communications, Penn State), David Betancourt (Reporter, The Washington Post), Ebony Thomas (Assistant Professor of Literacy, Culture and International Education Division, The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania), Scott Page (Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex System, Political Science and Economics; Author of “The Diversity Bonus: How Great Teams Pay off in the Knowledge Economy”, University of Michigan), Andrea Matwyshyn (Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Northeastern University), Philip Nichols (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), and Jennifer Golbeck (Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and Associate Professor of Information Studies, University of Maryland) on the Wednesday, December 19, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: November 8, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Mark Nitzberg (Executive Director, Author, Center for Human Compatible Artificial Intelligence at the University of California at Berkeley), Olaf Groth (Professor, Hult International Business School ), Michael Carroll (Professor, Faculty Director, American University Washington College of Law), Mark Katz (Scientific Advisory Council Member – Finnish Institute of International Affairs; Professor of Government and Politics, George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government), Joseph DeThomas (Professor of Practice, Penn State University School of International Affairs), Marc Ostrow (Attorney, Law Offices of Marc D. Ostrow), Meesh Pierce (Principal; VP Programming, Wharton Club of Southern California; Member, Trustees Council of Penn Women, Meeshroom Solutions), Philip Nichols (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), and Katlyn Grasso (CEO & Founder, GenHERation) on the Thursday, November 8, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: October 2, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Patti Williams (Associate Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School), Matthew Johnson (Assistant Adjunct Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University), Matt Gold (Adjunct Professor of Law; former Deputy Assistant US Trade Representative for North America, Fordham University School of Law), Lawrence Noble (General Counsel, Campaign Legal Center), Andrea Bjorklund (Professor; L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law, McGill University), Philip Nichols (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Americus Reed (Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School), Marshall Meyer (Emeritus Professor of Management, The Wharton School), and Matthew Bidwell (Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton School) on the Tuesday, October 2, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: September 25, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Madelyn Antoncic (Former VP and Treasurer, World Bank), Chris Edelson (Assistant Professor of Government, School of Public Affairs, American University), Jyoti Thottam LL (Business & Economics Editor, Opinion), Tiffany Pham (Founder & CEO, Mogul), Philip Nichols (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Erik Gordon (Professor in the Ross School of Business, Univeristy of Michigan), and Hemant Bhargava (Professor of Technology Management, UC Davis) on the Tuesday, September 25, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: September 11, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Thorvaldur Gylfason (Professor of Economics, University of Iceland), Benjamin Keys (Assistant Professor, Department of Real Estate; Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research, The Wharton School), Erik Jones (Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University), Philip Nichols (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Peter Conti-Brown (Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania), David Zaring (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton), Susan Wachter, and Joao Gomes (Professor of Finance, The Wharton School) on the Tuesday, September 11, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: August 23, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Jerrold Fine (Co-Founder and Author, Steinhardt, FIne, Berkowitz & Co; Charter Oak Partners Management), James Simmons (Professor of Aviation and Aerospace Science, Metropolitan State University of Denver), Philip Nichols (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Jimmy Gurule (Professor, The University of Notre Dame), Gizem Saka (Adjunct Instructor in Business Economics, The University of Pennsylvania), Mukul Pandya (Executive Director and Editor-in-chief, Knowledge@Wharton), Bulent Gultekin (Associate Professor of Finance, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania), and Roger Clark (Founding Member and Managing Partner; Visiting Professor, The Clark Law Group; Rutgers Law School Camden) on the Thursday, August 23, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: August 16, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Winka Dubbeldam (Professor and Chair, PennDesign), César García Hernández (Associate Professor of Law; Author of “Crimmigration Law”, University of Denver), Irene Scharf (Professor of Law; Director, Univ. of Massachusetts; Immigration Litigation Clinic), Alan Penn (Dean, The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, University College London), Philip Nichols (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Exequiel Hernandez Ph.D. (Assistant Professor of Management, The Wharton School), Sarah Paoletti (Practice Professor, Penn Law), and Joao Gomes (Professor of Finance, The Wharton School) on the Thursday, August 16, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: July 17, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Mark Miller (Founder; Chief Strategy Officer, Team One, The Legacy Lab), Lucas Conley (Executive Editor, The Legacy Lab), Mitchell Orenstein (Professor and Chair of Russian and East European Studies, University of Pennsylvania), Kevin Volpp (Professor of Health Care Management; Professor of Medicine; Director, Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics, Leonard Davis Institute, the Wharton School; Perelman School of Medicine), Philip Nichols (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Scott Halpern Ph.D., M.D. (Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Medical Ethics & Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania), Jennifer Golbeck (Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and Associate Professor of Information Studies, University of Maryland), and Pinar Yildirim (Assistant Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School) on the Tuesday, July 17, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2018

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Education JD, Duke University, 1988; LLM, Duke University, 1988; AB, Harvard University, 1982 Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards Fulbright Fellowship; Hoeber Award (best article), 2011; Ralph J. Bunche Award (best international paper), 2002; Lindback Award, 2000; David W. Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching, 1996; Excellence in Teaching AwardRead More

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