John Hasnas

John Hasnas is a professor of business at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and a professor of law by courtesy at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC where he teaches courses in ethics and law. Professor Hasnas has held previous appointments as associate professor of law at George Mason University School of Law, visiting associate professor of law at the Washington College of Law at American University, and Law and Humanities Fellow at Temple University School of Law. Professor Hasnas 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.

His work has been published in numerous scholarly venues, including Social Philosophy and PolicyGeorgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy, the Journal of Business Ethics, and many others.

Hasnas holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Lafayette College, a J.D. and Ph.D. in Legal Philosophy from Duke University, and a 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 book Trapped: When Acting Ethically Is Against the Law is available from the Cato Institute.