Fr. Mark Bandsuch, S.J.

Fr. Mark Bandsuch, S.J., Associate Professor of Business Law

Fr. Mark Bandsuch, S.J., Associate Professor of Business Law 

Fr. Bandsuch is a business law and business ethics professor at Loyola Marymount University. Prior to joining the faculty he taught at the University of Detroit Mercy, John Carroll University, and worked as an insurance defense attorney at Rhoa, Follen & Rawlin Co., LPA. Bandsuch is a member of the University’s Academic Program Review Committee and the College of Business Administration’s Assurance of Learning Committee.


Contact Information                                                                                     

  • Office: Hilton 369                                                                                    
  • Phone: 310.338.2962                                                                           
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  • MDiv: Berkeley (2000)
  • JD: Cleveland State University (1987)
  • BS: Miami University (1984)


Areas of Expertise and Current Research

  • Business Law and Sports Law
  • Workplace Spirituality
  • Business Ethics and Stakeholder Management

 Selected Publications

  • Bandsuch, M. (2013)“Understanding Integrity Across Generations in China:Implications for Personnel Choices in Chinese Corporations,”in Dimensions of Teaching Business Ethics in China, Stephan Rothlin and Parissa Haghirian, Eds., Springer-Verlag, New York, NY, p. 41-59.                                                                                                                      
  • Bandsuch, M. (2009) "Ten Troubles with Title VII and Trait Discrimination Plus One Simple Solution(A Totality of the Circumstances Framework)," 37.3 Capital University Law Review 965.
  • Bandsuch, M. (2009). “Dressing-Up Title VII’s Analysis of Workplace Appearance Policies,” 40.2 Columbia Human Rights Law Review 287 (2009).
  • Bandsuch, M. (2009). "The NBA Dress Code and Other Fashion Faux Pas Under Title VII,"16 Villanova Sports and Entertainment Law Journal 1 (2009).
  • Bandsuch, M., Larry Pate and Jeff Thies (2008). “Rebuilding Stakeholder Trust in Business: An Examination of Principle-Centered Leadership and Organizational Transparency in Corporate Governance.”  Business and Society Review, 113 (1): 99-127.                                                                                 


Jesuit Background & Experiences

  • 2013 (Spring): Jesuit Tertianship Program including high school work in Nairobi, Kenya.


  • 2010 (Spring): Santa Clara University (Administrative Internship with University President) , Assisted President on selected Projects (JST, CAPE)


  • 2009 (Fall): Center for International Business Ethics (Beijing, China), Researched ethical practices of foreign investment entities.


  • 2000-2002: Director of Athletic Spirituality Program, University of Detroit Mercy Athletic Department.