John Hasnas

Associate Professor of Business, McDonough School of Business
Visiting Associate Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Director, Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics

John Hasnas is an Associate Professor of Business at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business and a Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches courses in ethics and law. Professor Hasnas is also the Director of the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics, whose tripartite mission is to produce high-quality research on matters related to the ethics of market activity, improve ethics pedagogy, and educate the broader, non-academic community about ethical issues related to the functioning of markets.

Professor Hasnas 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. 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. 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.