DAVID READ
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

David Read


CONTACT


PHONE: 801.626.6380

EMAIL: davidread@weber.edu

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OFFICE: WB 270

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ABOUT


David Read is an assistant professor in the Department of Business Administration. He holds an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a JD from the University of Houston. 

Professor Read teaches and researches in the areas of business ethics, business law and employment law. He is an active participant in the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) and the Utah State Bar Association.  He also serves as a Senior Articles Editor for the Journal of Legal Studies Education.  


EDUCATION


JD, University of Houston, 2009

MS, Political Theory - London School of Economics and Political Science, 2005

BA, Political Science - University of Utah, 2004


AWARDS


Business Law Practitioner of the Year (2016) - Utah Bar Association


PUBLICATIONS


REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

  1. Amos C., Zhang L., and Read, D. Hardworking as a Heuristic for Moral Character: Why We Attribute Moral Values to Those Who Work Hard and Its Implications, Journal of Business Ethics, (2017) (link)
  2. Guajardo, P. and Read, D. Sin Documentos: Legally Instructive Narratives in Mexican-American Memoirs and United States Law, Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy (fall 2017).
  3. Read, D. and Dudley, T. Put a Ring on It”: A Pedagogical Exploration of Engagement Ring Law in the United States. Rocky Mountain Law Journal (2015) Vol. 4, p. 56-74.
  4. Read, D. and Bailey, B. A Primer on Teaching the Law of Wills, Probate, and Basic Estate Planning Documents to Business Law Students.” Southern Journal of Business & Ethics (fall 2015).
  5. Landry, R. and Read, D. Bankruptcy Reform’s Impact on Access to Bankruptcy’s “Fresh Start” Policy: Reforms Needed to Restore Access to Justice. William and Mary Policy Review, Vol. 7, Issue 1(fall 2015).
  6. Read, D. and Landry, R., Religiosity and Consumer Bankruptcy: A State-Level Analysis. The Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report, Vol. 68, No. 1 (2014).
  7. Read, D., Yao Henry Jin, and Stanley E. Fawcett Trust in Value Co-Creation Strategies: Moving Toward a Conceptualization We Can Trust. Journal of Business Logistics, 2014, 35(1): 97-98.
  8. Davis, B., Read. D. Exploring Employee Misconduct in the Workplace: Individual, Organizational, and Opportunity Factors. Journal of Academic and Business Ethics. (2013)

REFEREED PROCEEDINGS

  1. Landry, R. and Read, D. Bankruptcy Reform’s Impact on Access to Bankruptcy’s “Fresh Start” Policy: Reforms Needed to Restore Access to Justice. 45 Acad. Legal Stud. In Bus. Nat’l Proc. ____ (2014). (Awarded Distinguished Proceedings Paper Finalist).
  2. Read, D. and Landry, R., Religiosity and Consumer Bankruptcy: A State-Level Analysis. Proceedings of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. Boston, MA (August 6 – 11, 2013). 44 Acad. Legal Stud. In Bus. Nat’l Proc. ____ (2013).

BOOKS

  1. Read, D. et al. Utah Business Law for Entrepreneurs. Utah State Bar Association, 2016.

PRESENTATIONS

  1. Read, D. and Boyle, R., Understanding the Limits of Possessing Hacked Data. Pacific Southwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, February, 2017, Palm Springs.
  2. Read, D. Goddard School Faculty Research Symposium, Corporation Sole, Nov 18, 2016.
  3. Read, D. The Mormon Church and the History of the Corporation Sole: An Expanding Global Kingdom. Academy of Legal Studies in Business National Conference (2016), San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  4. Michael J. Stevens and David W. Read, Teaching Conflict Resolution Skills and Ethics Through People Skills, Academy of Legal Studies in Business National Conference (2016), San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  5. Landry, R., and Read, D. Bankruptcy Reform’s Impact on Access to Bankruptcy’s “Fresh Start” Policy: Reforms Needed to Restore Access to Justice. Academy of Legal Studies in Business (Distinguished Paper Proceedings), Seattle, Washington (August 3 – 7, 2014).
  6. Read, D. Before (or after) You Say ‘I do’: What Every Business Student Must Know About Divorce. Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Seattle, Washington (August 3 – 7, 2014).
  7. Read, D. Liberal Conception of Social Justice in the Law of Bankruptcy: Why Congress Must Reform the Bankruptcy Code to Remove Artificial Barriers to Bankruptcy’s “Fresh Start” Policy. The Fifteenth Huber Hurst Research Seminar, The Warrington College of Business, University of Florida (February 7 – 8, 2014).
  8. Read, D. and Landry, R., Religiosity and Consumer Bankruptcy: A State-Level Analysis. Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Boston, MA (August 6 – 11, 2013).
  9. Read, D., Before (or after) You Say ‘I do’: An Examination of the Legal and Financial Impact Of Divorce on the Division of the Marital Estate of Business Owners and High-Level Executives. Pacific Southwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Palm Springs, California (February 14 – 16, 2013).
  10. Read, D., Davis, B., Kosher and Yosher: Toward Proper Business Practices in the Kosher Food Industry. Academic and Business Research Institute International Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada (October 4, 2012 – October 6, 2012).
  11. Read, D. (Author only), Davis, B. (Author and Presenter), Evaluating Ethical Misconduct in the Workplace: Personal, Organizational, and Opportunity Factors. Academic and Business Research Institute International Conference, Nashville, Tennessee (March 24, 2013 – March 26, 2013).
  12. Read, D. Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants, Junior Leadership Training Meeting, Triad Center, SLC, Utah, June, 2016.
  13. Read, D. Weber State University Entrepreneurship Club, What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About the Law. Ogden, Utah (February 6, 2013).