Spearheading the discussion on fiduciary capitalism...
Dr. James Hawley is the Director of the Eflenworks Center for Fiduciary Capitalism.
He received his BA from the University of Wisconsin, MA from the University of California, Berkeley, and Ph.D. from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Dr. Hawley is the author of two books, the first on international banks and the global monetary system, and the most recent (with Professor Andrew T. Williams) on U.S. pension funds and the ownership of U.S. corporations, titled, "The Rise of Fiduciary Capitalism: How Institutional Investors can make Corporations more Democratic," published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in 2000. He edited (with Professors Shyam Kamath and Andrew Williams) “Corporate Governance Failures: The role of institutional investors in the global financial crisis”, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011).
Additionally, he is the author (or co-author) of over 20articles on a variety of topics, including corporate governance, the international monetary and financial system and environmental issues, and numerous papers and reports.
He has been at Saint Mary’s for 25 years. Prior to that he worked at Wells Fargo Bank as a country risk analyst, and previously taught at the University of California, Davis. He has also been an invited guest professor at the Universite de Paris, and at the Universite de Montpillier, in France. He was also a guest scholar at the Judge Institute at the University of Cambridge, U.K. He has lectured and given talks in a number of countries in Europe, the U.S. and Asia.
Dr. Andrew Williams is a Professor of Economics in the Graduate Business Programs and Former Co-Director of the Elfenworks Center for the Study of Fiduciary Capitalism. He has most recently published "Sovereign wealth and pension funds: conceptualizing implications for responsible investment" with Professors Hawley and Kamath in Revue d’économie financiere.