“Life is like a cash register, in that every account, every thought, every deed, like every sale, is registered and recorded.”

Bishop Fulton J. Sheen, The Moral Universe


Finding The Angels of Capitalism (w/ Dr. Dawn Carpenter)

Uncertain Things –  February 23, 2021

The Hidden Cost of Capitalism (w/ Dr. Dawn Carpenter)

Hustlers for a Cause  – February 22, 2021

Against All Odds (w/ Dr. Dawn Carpenter)

If Only You Knew  – January 26, 2021

Can Corporations Be Democratic Citizens? (w/ Dr. Dawn Carpenter)

Democracy Works , NPR. Penn State- November 23, 2020


The 2020 Spirit of Georgetown Award (2020 Tropaia Awards)

Georgetown University, School of Continuing Studies – May 2020

Doctoral Dissertation: The Theological Nature of Work and Wealth as the Basis of Contributive Justice and the Moral Foundation for a New Social Contract
Defended “With Distinction” 

Georgetown University Doctor of Liberal Studies Program – December 2019

School of Continuing Studies Doctoral Success Story

Georgetown University Doctor of Liberal Studies Program

SELECT news media

Busch School Professor Starts New Podcast: What Does it Profit?

The Tower – Catholic University Newspaper – October 7, 2020

GU Graduate Launches Podcast About Ethics in Capitalism

The Hoya – Georgetown University News – October 23, 2020

AU alumna’s new podcast focuses on capitalism and well-being

The Eagle – American University News – September 30, 2020

FEATURE ARTICLE: Call of St. Matthew

The Tablet – August 1, 2015

Capital Buzz: Banker switches jobs in order to help others do good

The Washington Post – June 23, 2013


On January 20, 2020, Dr. Carpenter contributed her voice to the 2020 Let Freedom Ring! celebration honoring the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. In this capstone to her doctoral work in contributive justice theory at Georgetown, Dr. Carpenter joined in solidary with the ten-time Grammy Award® winner Chaka Khan and the Let Freedom Ring Choir led by Music Director Rev. Nolan Williams Jr.  That evening was extra special to Dr. Carpenter because it was shared with the late John Thompson Jr. and Sandra Jackson, executive director of House of Ruth. For her work at the House of Ruth, Sandra was awarded the 18th annual John Thompson Jr. Award for service to the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. For more than 40 years, the House of Ruth has provided safe and stable housing to women and children and families in the D.C. area who have experienced homelessness and abuse.

In this interview with In Focus, Dr. Carpenter shares insights about an ethical approach to investing in discussing her first podcast project, More than Money. This podcast had been recognized by Causeartist.com as one of the Top 15 Podcasts that Will Inspire You to Change the World.