Prof. Dr. Carmen Tanner

Professor of Business Psychology
Director "Center for Responsibility in Finance"
PLD-H07, Plattenstr. 32, 8032 Zürich
+41 44 634 40 16
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2006 Habilitation in Psychology – University of Zurich.
1995 Ph.D in Psychology – University of Bern.
1992 Master’s Degree in Psychology – University of Bern.

Research Interest

  • Moral/Ethical Decision Making and Behavior
  • Ethical/Responsible Leadership
  • Moral Intelligence
  • Behavioral Business Ethics
  • Organisational Culture


Since 2016 Professor of Behavioral Ethics. Departement of Banking and Finance, University of Zurich (part time).    
Since 2015     Professor for Economic Psychology & Leadership Ethics; and Vice Director of „Leadership Excellence Institute Zeppelin“ | LEIZ,  Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen, Germany. 
Since 2011 Director “Center for Responsibility in Finance”. Department of Banking and Finance, University of Zurich.
2010 Director “Research Center Moral Intelligence”. Department of Psychology, Social- and Business Psychology, University of Zurich.
2004-2010 SNSF-Professorship of the Swiss National Science Foundation. Department of Psychology, Cognitive Social Psychology, University of Zurich.
2007-2008 Member of the Group of Experts on behalf of the “Deutsches Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung” (BMBF).
2000-2003 Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Psychological Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA.

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