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Education:

  • Ph.D. Sociology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1976
  • M.A. History, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1969
  • B.A. History, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 1966

Teaching Experience:

  • Guest Faculty, Netspar-UMBS Academy, Faculty of Economics & Business Administration - University of Maastricht, The Netherlands (May 2008)
    Also June 2009
  • Professor/faculty, Oikos Young Scholars Finance Academy - Oilos Foundation for Economy and Ecology, Switzerland (February 2008)
  • Professor, School of Economics and Business Administration - Saint Mary's College, Graduate Business Programs - Present)
  • Director, The Elfenworks Center of Study of Fiduciary Capitalism, School of Economics and Business Administration - Saint Mary's College of California, Moraga, California - Present)

Award:

  • Sloan Founsation Officer Grant to Complete "Corporate Governance in the United States: The Rise of Fiduciary Capitalism," -
    a book manuscript co-authored with Andrew T. Williams

Fellowships:

  • Institute for International Business, Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), - University of Colorado, Denver, partial fellowship for Faculty Development in International Business Program (1994)
  • University of California, Davis, Junior Faculty Fellowship - (1982)
    1981-1982
  • McConnell Memorial Fellow - McGill University, Montreal, Canada. (1975)
    1972-1975

Grants:

  • The Fiduciary Obligations of Institutional Investors - Rotman Centre for Pension Management, University of Toronto, Canada (May 2010)
  • Saint Mary's College, Faculty Development grants (twice); School of Economics and Business Admnistration Faculty Development Fund (once) - (1996)
    1995-1996
  • Saint Mary's College of California, Irvine Faculty Stipend mini grant. - (1994)
  • Saint Mary's College, Faculty Development grant. - (1994)
  • Saint Mary's College of California, Irvine Summer Stipend for course revision focusing on diversity and multi-cultural issues - (1992)
  • University of California Davis, Appropriate Technology Program, renewal of grant. - (1982)
    1981-1982
  • University of California, Davis, Kellogg Public Policy Program Grant (with California Energy Commission) - (1982)
    1981-1982 "Economic Concentration and Diffusion of Solar Technology."

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • "The Rise of Fiduciary Capitalism and its Implications for the Economy and Society: Universal Owners in a Post-Enron World,". Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    The Post-Keynesian Conference, University of Missouri
    (2002)
  • "Stockholders as Stakeholders? A Comparison of U.S. and U.K. Institutional Investors". Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    Judge Institute of Management Studies, University of Cambridge, England
    (1998)
  • "Stockholders as Stakeholders? Implications for Universal Investors". Hawley, James and Williams, Andrew (talk, speech or lecture)
    Allied Social Science Meetings, Chicago, IL
    (1998)
  • "Comparative Corporate Governance: Explaining Changing Patterns in France, The U.S., The U.K. and Germany". Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Conference, Pacific Sociological Association, Seattle, Washington
    (1996)
  • "The Westinghouse Corporation and Institutional Investor Activism". Hawley, James and Williams, Andrew (talk, speech or lecture)
    International Association for Business and Society, Vienna, Austria
    (1995)
  • "Political Voice and Institutional Ownership of U.S. Corporations: The Role of Public and Non-Corporate Pension Funds".. Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    Pacific Sociological Association, San Diego, California
    (1994)
  • "Getting the Herd to Run: Shareholder Activism at the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)". Hawley, James, Williams, Andrew and Miller, John (talk, speech or lecture)
    Saint Mary's Graduate Business Programs
    (1994)
  • "Banking on It: Sociological Analysis as Political and Economic Risk Assessment".. Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, Oregon
    (1993)
  • "Transnational corporations and the nation state".. Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    American Sociological Association, Detroit, Michigan
    (1983)
  • Implementing Innovations: An Analysis of Forces Influencing the Development of Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic Technologies. Hawley, James and Dietz, Thomas (talk, speech or lecture)
    American Sociological Association, San Francisco, California
    (1982)
  • "Protecting Capital From Itself: Transnational Banks and U.S. Attempts to Regulate the Eurocurrency System, 1979-1980".. Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Meeting, International Sociological Association, World Congress of Sociology, Mexico City, Mexico
    (1982)
  • "The Internationalization of Capital and the Crisis of the Nation State". Hawley, James and Noble, C (talk, speech or lecture)
    . Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C
    (1980)
  • "Foreign Economic Policy, State Theory and the Problem of 'Interest': The Significance of the U.S. Capital Control Programs, 1961-1974". Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Meeting, American Sociological Association, New York, New York

Paper

Talk:

  • Is it time for a new understanding of what fiduciary duty requires?. Hawley, James, Johnson, keith and Waitzer, Ed
    10th Annual Pensions and Capital Stewardship conference, Harvard University School of Law
    (March 2012)
  • Rethinking ‘Shareholder Value’ and the Purpose of the Firm. Hawley, James
    Aspen Institute/New York University, Stern of Business, academic-practitioner roundtable
    (March 2012)
  • Are institutional investors part of the solution or part of the problem?. Hawley, James
    an academic-practitioner research agenda setting meeting, Yale School of Management, Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance. New York City
    (January 2012)
  • Business Ethics and Fiduciary Capitalism. Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    Guest Lecture, Business Ethics and Fiduciary Capitalism, School of Management, Loyola University, Baltimore, ethics weeks.
    (February 2011)
  • Short-Termism and Corporate Governance, Milstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance, Yale University School of Management; Aspen Institute Business and Society Program, a conference to set research questions on the topic. New York City.. Hawley, James (panel or forum chair, moderator, or leader)
    Invited, closed conference to set research agendas
    (January 2011)
  • Panel presentation, The New Corporate Governance Rules and Powers: Grasping the Potential and Limitations, 2nd Annual Evolving Fiduciary Obligations of Pension Plans, Institutional Investor and Baroway, Topaz, Kessler, Meltzer, Check, LLP, Washington, . Hawley, James (panel or forum chair, moderator, or leader)
    (January 2011)
  • Invited closed conference 'think/brain storming' session. Hawley, James (invited)
    Responsible Investment: building the narrative, a conference on responsible investment curriculum, Institute for Responsible Investment, The Kennedy School, Harvard University (November)
    (November 2010)
  • Re-thinking modern portfolio theory: its unintended contribution to the financial crisis. Hawley, James (panel or forum member)
    SRI in the Rockies, San Antonio, Texas. (October)
    (October 2010)
  • Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    Corporate Governance Conference, New York, NY (June), Kaplan Fox Kilsheimer LLP.
    Corporate governance and engagement: Pension Fund-Global, Norway
    (June 2010)
  • Universal Owners. Hawley, James
    Netspar, University of Maastricht
    Principles for Responsible Investment Academic Network, “Corporate governance failures and the financial crisis
    (October 2009)
  • SRI and Universal Owners. Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    SRI in the Rockies
    Due to illness in family, my presentation was done by a colleague
    (October 2008)
  • Sovereign Wealth Funds and Responsible Investment. Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    First Annual Meeting, Academic Network of the Principles of Responsible Investment, University of Maastricht
    (September 2008)
  • Universal Owners, Responsible Investment and Sovereign Wealth Funds. Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    Presentation for senior staff, Funds de Reserve pour les Retraites, France
    (September 2008)
  • Universal Owners, Ethics and Governance. Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    The Society for Business Ethics
    (August 2008)
  • Sovereign Wealth Funds and Responsible Investment. Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    a joint meeting of the 8th Annual Scandinavian Institutional Investor Summit and the 7th Annual European Summit on Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment in Copenhagen, Denmark
    (May 2008)
  • Universal Owners and SRI. Hawley, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    New England Socially Responsible Investment Conference
    (July 2007)
  • The universal owner and responsible investment: Expanding the business case. Hawley, James
    Bay Area Social Forum, San Francisco
    (May 2007)
  • Responsible Investment in Weak or Conflict Prone States: An informal consultation with the institutional investor and business communities. Hawley, James
    the United Nations Global Compact, Institutional Investors Principles of Responsible Investment, and the New York City Comptrollers Office; held at the United Nations, New York City
    (January 2007)

Publications:

  • Hawley, James & Bernstein, Aaron. (2014). “Is the search for alpha a breach of fiduciary duty?”, . Cambridge UK and New York US: Cambridge University Press
  • Hawley, James & Mehdi, Beyhaghi. (2013). “Modern Portfolio Theory and Risk Management: Assumptions and Unintended Consequences”,. Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment., Vol. 3, Iss. 1.
  • Hawley, James. 2012. Dodd-Frank, sauvetage des institutions financière: Le problem du too interconnected to fail, Revue d’Economie Financiére , vol. 105
  • Hawley, James. (2011). Corporate Governance, Risk Analysis and the Financial Crisis: What did Universal Owners do and not do to Contribute to the Crisis?. In hawley, James , Kamath, Shyam and Williams, Andrew(Eds.), Corporate Governance Failures: The Role of Institutional Investors in the Financial Crisis (pp. tbd). Philadelphia PA: University of Pennsylvania Press.
  • Hawley, James P., Kamath, Shyam & Williams, Andrew T. (2009). Sovereign Wealth and Pension Funds: Conceptualizing Implications for Responsible Investment. Revue deconomie financire, Vol. Special issue/Numro hors-srie 2009, Iss. (April) 2009, 363-338 (English); 395-416 (Francais).
  • Hawley, James and Williams, Andrew. October 2007. Universal Ownership: Exploring Opportunities and Challenges, and Mercer Investment Consulting
  • Hawley, James and Williams, Andrew. May 2007. Universal Owners: Challenges and Opportunities, Corporate Governance: An International Journal, vol. 14, issue 3
  • Hawley, James. (2004). Shifting Ground: Emerging Global Corporate Governance Standards and the Rise of Fiduciary Capitalism. Journal of Environment and Planning A, Vol. na, na.
  • Hawley, James. ""The Universal Owner's Role in Sustainable Development,"." The Journal of Corporate Environmental Strategies (2002)
  • Hawley, James and Williams, Andrew T. ""Can Universal Owners be Socially Responsible Investors?"." Why SRI Outperforms (2001)
  • Hawley, James and Williams, Andrew T. The Rise of Fiduciary Capitalism: How Institutional Investors Can Make Corporate America More Democratic. Philadelphia, PA: The University of Pennsylvania Press,, 2000.
  • Hawley, James and Williams, Andrew T. "Corporate Governance in the United States: The Rise of Fiduciary Capitalism.". : The University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000.
  • Hawley, James and Williams, Andrew T. ""The Emergence of Universal Owners: Some Implications of Institutional Equity Ownership."." Challenge, The Magazine of Economic Affairs (2000)
  • Hawley, James and Williams, Andrew T. "" The Emergency of Fiduciary Capitalism,"." Corporate Governance 5.4 (1997)
  • Hawley, James, Ghilarducci, Teresa and Williams, Andrew T. ""Labor's Paradoxical Interests and the Evolution of Corporate Governance"." Journal of Law and Society (1997)
  • Hawley, James. ""Beyond the Financial Model of the Firm as workable corporate governance: U.S. governance as a work in progress and the emergence of institutionsl investors as universal 'owners',"." Corporate Governance, Les perspectives Internationales, Collection Finance and Societe (1997): 131-138
  • Hawley, James and Williams, Andrew T. ""Universal Owners: Can Europe Avoid U.S. Corporate Governance Mistakes?"." Tomorrow's Business 1.1 (1996)
  • Hawley, James and Williams, Andrew T. Corporate Governance in the United States: The Rise of Fiduciary Capitalism, a Review of the Literature.. , 1996.
  • Hawley, James. ""Political Voice, Fiduciary Activism and the Institutional Ownership of U.S. Corporations: The Role of Public and Non-Corporate Pension Funds"." Sociological Perspectives 38.3 (1995)
  • Hawley, James, Miller, John U and Williams, Andrew T. ""Getting the Herd to Run: Shareholder Activism at the California Public Employees' Retirement System"." Business and the Contemporary World 6.4 (1994)
  • Hawley, James. Dollars and Borders: U.S. Attempts to Control International Capital Movements, 1960-1980. M.E. Sharpe: Armonk, N.Y, 1987.
  • Hawley, James. ""Protecting Capital from Itself: U.S. Attempts to Regulate the Eurocurrency Market".." International Organization 38.1 (1984)
  • Hawley, James and Dietz, Thomas. ""The Impact of Market Structure and Economic Concentration on the Diffusion of Alternative Technologies: The Photovoltaics Case"." The Social Constraints of Energy Policy Implementation. (1983)
  • Hawley, James. ""Interests, State Foreign Economic Policy and the World System: The U.S. Capital Control Programs, 1961-1974"." Foreign Policy and the World System vii (1982)
  • Hawley, James and Noble, Charles. "The Internationalization of Capital and the Limits of the Interventionist State: Towards an Explanation of Macroeconomic Policy Failure." The Journal of Political and Military Sociology 10.1 (1982)
  • Hawley, James. June 1980. Antonio Gramsci's Marxism: class, state and work, Social Problems , vol. 27, issue 5
  • Hawley, James. 1979. The internationalization of capital: Banks, the Eurocurrency system and the instability of the world monetary system, The Review of Radical Political Economics, vol. 11, issue 14
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