Research Interests: negotiation between lawyers, the effects of conflict-of-interest and asymmetric information on the financial services (see steven g. blum (2009), “new professionalism”);, ethics in the professions , how interests and incentives influence professional conduct, the training and socialization of professionals.
Steven G. Blum has been teaching in the Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania since 1994 and has been a visiting professor at the ALBA Graduate Business School in Athens, Greece since 1996.
In addition to teaching semester long courses for undergraduate and MBA students, Mr. Blum has taught in Wharton Executive Education programs, lectured and consulted widely, and frequently leads seminars and educational forums. He has led training sessions for a number of Fortune 100 companies as well as organizations of lawyers, physicians, accountants, and other professionals.
Mr. Blum has four times won the William G. Whitney Award for outstanding teaching.
New York University School of Law, New York, NY Masters Degree in Law of Taxation (LLM), July 1996
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Graduate School of Education Masters Degree in Education (EdM), May 1989
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School Certificate of Specialization in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, January, 1990 Internship: Conflict Management, Inc., Cambridge, MA. Teaching Fellow: Program of Instruction for Lawyers (Professor Roger Fisher). Mediator: Harvard Mediation Program.
Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA Juris Doctor (JD), May 1984 Wesleyan University Bachelor of Arts (BA), May 1981