Mihailis Diamantis

Professor of Law

Mihailis Diamantis’ legal research focuses on corporate crime and criminal theory. He is concerned with how familiar concepts like mens rea shape corporate incentives and the justice of verdicts involving corporate defendants. He has subsidiary interests in privacy law and surveillance.

Professor Diamantis has a courtesy appointment with the Department of Philosophy.  His philosophical writings cover a range of topics from action theory, to moral psychology, to experimental philosophy.

Prior to joining the faculty at Iowa, Professor Diamantis was an associate at Columbia Law School. He clerked on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and worked on white-collar investigations as an attorney at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

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Research and Teaching: 

  • White-Collar Crime 
  • Privacy 
  • Criminal Law 
  • Corporate Law 
  • Jurisprudence


  • New York Bar
Mihailis Diamantis (3)
BA, Amherst College, 2004, JD, Yale Law School, 2009, PhD, New York University (NYU), 2017