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Business Management

Caddie Putnam Rankin

Assistant Professor of Business Management

2011 Ph.D. in Sociology, Specialization in Organizational Theory and Corporate Social Responsibility, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. 

Dissertation: “Giving Back in a Profit-Driven World: Corporate Social Responsibility in the Mutual Fund Industry”.

2008 M.A. in Sociology, Concentration in Organizations and Stratification, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
2002 B.A. in Sociology, Minor International Politics, Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut


My research focuses on the intersections of business and society with an emphasis on corporate social responsibility, professionalization, and benefit corporations.

I work closely with students on their research and look for exciting opportunties to engage students in the research I am doing.


I teach the Business Management Capstone: BUS 401, Strategic Management and electives Corporate Social Responsibility and Introduction to Nonprofit Management.

Contact Information:

Ext: 8301