Bio


Bruce Cahan is a Lecturer in Stanford University's Management Science and Engineering Department, a Distinguished Scholar at Stanford's Human-Sciences and Technologies Advanced Research Institute's mediaX Program, and an active member of CodeX Fellow at Stanford’s Center for Legal Informatics. Bruce co-founded the Sustainable Banking Initiative at Stanford. Bruce teaches Ethics of Finance (MS&E 148), Investing on the Buy Side of Wall Street (MS&E 449) and Sustainable Banking (CEE 244A) at Stanford. As an Ashoka Fellow through Urban Logic, Bruce is creating GoodBank™(IO), an independent teaching bank for high-transparency, impacts-aware commercial bankers.

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Stanford mediaX (2016 - Present)
  • Adjunct Professor, Stanford University - Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (2016 - 2017)
  • Consulting Professor, Stanford University - Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (2014 - 2016)
  • Visiting Scholar, Stanford University - Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (2011 - 2014)
  • Non-Residential Fellow, Stanford Law School - Center for Legal Informatics (CodeX) (2008 - 2012)
  • Non-Residential Fellow, Stanford Law School - Center for Internet and Society (2006 - 2009)

Professional Education


  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Economics and International Business (1979)
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.), Temple University School of Law, Law (1979)

2018-19 Courses