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Jim Staihar Named First Fishlinger Family Endowed Scholar

Jun 20, 2017
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Jim StaiharThe Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation and Crime (C-BERC) at the University of Maryland is pleased to announce that Jim Staihar, associate director of C-BERC and assistant professor of accounting and information assurance, will become the first Fishlinger Family Endowed Scholar (2017-18), a program dedicated to support and enhance C-BERC initiatives. As the Fishlinger Endowed Scholar, he will participate in corporate outreach for the Center and will help launch and build the C-BERC Certificate Program in Risk, Compliance and the Law.

Staihar joined the accounting and information assurance (AIA) department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business in 2010. He earned a PhD in philosophy from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. His research concerns fundamental issues in criminal law theory as well as issues in accounting ethics and business ethics. His work has been published in both philosophy and law journals. 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.

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