Critical Corporate Theory Lab

Critical Corporate Theory Lab

Professor Jon Hanson
Fall 2021 seminar
M 6:45pm - 8:45pm in WCC Room 3007
2 classroom credits

Prerequisite: By Permission. Students interested in applying to join the Lab should submit a short (300 word maximum) statement of interest to Professor Hanson, if possible, by August 1, 2021. The statement should summarize the student’s motivation for taking the Lab and any relevant experience the student has. Students interested in learning more about the course should email Professor Hanson (; please include “Critical Corporate Theory Lab” in the subject line).

Exam Type: No Exam

In this two unit seminar, students will work collaboratively on writing, assembling, and editing essays on the role of corporations, corporate power, and corporate law in producing systemic injustices. Most class sessions will be student-led, interactive, and collaborative. The course will provide students the opportunity to research and write about corporate power and systemic injustices.

Subject Areas: Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance, Regulatory Law, Legal & Political Theory