Cara Biasucci is a filmmaker, author, and educator. She is Creator and Director of Ethics Unwrapped, and Director of Ethics Education at the Center for Leadership and Ethics at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
Ms. Biasucci was a freelance filmmaker for more than a decade in Washington, D.C., where she wrote, produced, and directed films for television, museums, and K-12 schools. Her clients included Discovery Times, American Public Television, Johns Hopkins Medicine, New England Patriots, and the National Gallery of Art. Her films were broadcast on public television, won awards in festivals around the world, and have been supported by (among others) The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Women in Film, Engender Health, and The Liberace Foundation for the Creative and Performing Arts.
Currently, Ms. Biasucci is Co-Chief Project Officer for the National Ethics Project and a Strategic Advisor and Multimedia Lead for the Scientific Citizenship Initiative at Harvard University. Her latest book, Behavioral Ethics in Practice: Why We Sometimes Make the Wrong Decisions, is co-authored with Robert Prentice. Recently, she wrote a chapter on teaching behavioral ethics for the latest edition of Teaching Ethics – Instructional Models, Methods and Modalities for University Studies.
Before joining McCombs School of Business, Ms. Biasucci taught media production at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received her M.F.A. in Film & Video Production from The University of Texas at Austin, and her B.A. in philosophy magna cum laude from Bowdoin College.
Lazaro Hernandez is a Producer for Ethics Unwrapped at the McCombs School of Business. He has animated more than 80 videos for Ethics Unwrapped, creating unique animation styles for two popular program series: Ethics Defined and Scandals Illustrated. Lazaro joined the program as a student worker in 2014, and has contributed steadily since then, becoming a production assistant after graduating in 2015, and moving up to producer in 2018. Most recently, Lazaro produced the program’s short video on the #MeToo Movement and its ethical implications. Currently, he leads the program’s social media and outreach team.
Before joining Ethics Unwrapped full time, Lazaro worked as a news reporter for various print publications, and as a videographer and video editor for Univision 62 in Austin. Lazaro holds a B.S. in Radio-Television-Film and a Bachelor of Journalism from The University of Texas at Austin.
Robert Prentice is the Ed and Molly Smith Centennial Professor for Business Law at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin where he teaches business law and business ethics. He is also Founding Chair of the Department of Business, Government & Society at the McCombs School of Business. Additionally, he is Faculty Director of Ethics Unwrapped. Professor Prentice is an inaugural member of the UT System Board of Regents Academy of Distinguished Teachers, and recipient of numerous teaching awards. He has taught business ethics for more than 30 years, and publishes often in the field of behavioral ethics and business law.