Mihailis Diamantis

Ben V. Willie Professor in Excellence

Mihailis Diamantis’ legal research focuses on corporate crime, law and technology, and legal theory. He is concerned with how emerging technologies and familiar concepts like mens rea shape corporate incentives. He also writes about 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 a visiting professor 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
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BA, Amherst College, 2004
JD, Yale Law School, 2009
PhD, New York University (NYU), 2017