Brian Moriarty is an assistant professor in Communication at the University of Virginia's Darden Business School where he serves as course head for the Leadership Communication core course in the residential MBA program. He also teaches in the MSBA program and a variety of Executive Education programs. Previously, he served as director of Institute for Business and Society and director of the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics
He is the author of several articles, chapters and reports on business ethics and business and society issues. His most recent book, Public Trust in Business from Cambridge University Press, provides business leaders with insight into the creation and maintenance of this critical asset. His articles on public trust in business and government have been featured in publications such as The Washington Post and Forbes.
Moriarty was selected as one of the "Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business" by Trust Across America from 2011 to 2014. Since 2008, he has served on the advisory council for Ethisphere Magazine's list of the "100 Most Ethical Companies." He has spoken at a variety of business and academic forums, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Society of Business Ethics, the Arthur W. Page Society, the Institute for Public Relations, Congress for Free Markets and the Culture of Common Good, the Rotary Clubs of New Jersey and the Tuck Symposium on Communications.
He holds a Ph.D. in religious studies from the University of Virginia. His dissertation, Dante's Theory of Signs and the Warping of Language, examines the poet's ideas about the relationship of language to human actions and growth.
With Darden faculty colleagues, Professor Moriarty developed and serves as instructor of the new PhD Plus Business in Society skills series.