Kirsten E. Martin

Kirsten Martin
Associate Professor of Strategic Management & Public Policy; Chair, Department of Strategic Management & Public Policy
Strategic Management & Public Policy
Duques Hall, School of Business
2201 G St. NW
Suite 615
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
United States
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Kirsten Martin is an associate professor of Strategic Management and Public Policy at the George Washington University’s School of Business. 

She researches privacy, technology, and corporate responsibility. She has written about privacy and the ethics of technology in leading academic journals across disciplines (Journal of Business Ethics, Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Journal of Business Research, etc) as well as practitioner publications such as MISQ Executive.  She is the Research and Business Ethics editor for the Journal of Business Ethics and the recipient of three NSF grants for her work on privacy, technology, and ethics.  Dr. Martin is also a member of the advisory board for the Future Privacy Forum and the Census Bureau’s National Advisory Committee for her work on privacy and the ethics of Big Data.  Dr. Martin is a fellow at theBusiness Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics for her work on stakeholder theory and trust.  She is regularly asked to speak on privacy and the ethics of big data.

She earned her B.S. Engineering from the University of Michigan and her MBA and Ph.D from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business.    

Before beginning her academic career, Martin worked at Sprint Telecommunications developing corporate strategy and Internet solutions. She also provided information system consulting services for Anderson Consulting (currently Accenture) to clients in the coal, pharmaceutical, telecommunication, and oil and gas industries.

  • BS, Engineering, University of Michigan, 1993
  • MBA, University of Virginia, 1999
  • Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2006
  • Doctoral Elective in Business Ethics
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Ethics and Public Policy
  • Business Ethics and Law