R. Edward Freeman is a philosopher and professor of business administration at the Darden School of the University of Virginia. He also has taught at the University of Minnesota and the Wharton School. Professor Freeman is particularly known for his work on stakeholder theory and business ethics. He is the author of "Managing for Stakeholders, with Jeffrey Harrison and Andrew Wicks, to be published by Yale University Press in 2007. Professor Freeman received a BA from Duke University in 1973, and a Ph.D. from Washington University in 1978. One of his latest book is “Research Handbook of Responsible Management” by Edward Elgar Publishing.