Director of the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics and Associate Professor of Business and Visiting Associate Professor of Law
John Hasnas currently teaches courses in ethics and law and has held previous appointments as associate professor of law at George Mason University School of Law, visiting associate professor of law at Duke University School of Law and the Washington College of Law at American University, and Law and Humanities Fellow at Temple University School of Law. He has also been a visiting scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics in Washington, DC and the Social Philosophy and Policy Center in Bowling Green, Ohio. He received his B.A. in Philosophy from Lafayette College, his J.D. and Ph.D. in Legal Philosophy from Duke University, and his LL.M. in Legal Education from Temple Law School. Between 1997 and 1999, Professor Hasnas served as assistant general counsel to Koch Industries, Inc. in Wichita, Kansas. His scholarship concerns ethics and white collar crime, jurisprudence, and legal history. His recent publications include his book Trapped: When Acting Ethically Is Against the Law, and journal articles and book chapters such as, Whither Stakeholder Theory?: A Guide for the Perplexed Revisited, and Reflections on Corporate Moral Responsibility and the Problem Solving Technique of Alexander the Great, in the Journal of Business Ethics, The Centenary of a Mistake: One Hundred Years of Corporate Liability, in the American Criminal Law Review, The Mirage of Product Safety, in The Oxford Handbook of Business Ethics, and Managing the Risks of Legal Compliance: Conflicting Demands of Law and Ethics, in the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal.