4333P Van Munching Hall
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Jim Staihar joined the AIA faculty as an assistant professor in the Fall
2010. He earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Michigan and a J.D.
from Harvard Law School. His prior research was on fundamental issues in
criminal law theory. His current research is on issues in accounting ethics and
business ethics, concerning executive compensation, insider trading, tax
shelters, whistleblowing, and independence in public accounting. His work has
been published in the journals Law and Philosophy, New Criminal Law Review, and
Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. Before joining the Smith School, he was a Law
and Philosophy Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School and a Law and
Public Affairs Fellow at Princeton University.