Chairman, Department of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America
Andrew Abela is professor of business marketing and economics at Catholic University of America. He received his Ph.D. from the Darden Business School at the University of Virginia, his MBA from the Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland, and his B.Sc. from St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto. Abela previously taught marketing at the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce. His most recent business experience was as the Managing Director of the Marketing Leadership Council, (Nasdaq: EXBD) serving Chief Marketing Officers of leading global firms. Abela also spent several years with the consulting firm of McKinsey & Company, where he worked on marketing issues for clients in North and South America, Europe and Russia, and was a brand manager with Procter & Gamble. His research interests include brand management, marketing ethics, and Catholic Social Teaching applied to marketing.
- Consumerism: The Achilles Heel of the Market Economy
- Distributism: Is It a Realistic Option for the 21st Century?
- Catholic Social Teaching and the Market Economy
- Marketing with integrity: ethics and the service-dominant logic for marketing in Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (2008)
- Profit and More: Catholic Social Teaching and the Purpose of the Firm in Journal of Business Ethics (2001)
- The Price of Freedom: Consumerism and Liberty in Secular Research and Catholic Teaching in Journal of Markets and Morality, Vol. 10, No. 1 (2007)