Addressing Ethical Issues

TitleAddressing Ethical Issues
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsAmerican Sociological Association,
PublisherAmerican Sociological Association
AbstractA new assistant professor applying for a research grant cites papers he has co-written with a colleague that are not yet ready to be submitted for publication. In order to improve his chance to get the grant, he lists them as "submitted". When his co-author discovers this, she writes a complaint to the foundation giving the grant and to the university president. Was the assistant professor's actions on the grant application justifiable? Should of his co-author reacted in this way? Includes expert commentary.
OEC Unique IdentifierAmerican Sociological Association, Teaching Ethics Throughout the Curriculum
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