Thomas Hare

Thomas Hare

Professional Background

Dr. Hare joined the faculty at St. Bonaventure in January 2020. Dr. Hare is a licensed attorney in the state of New Mexico, where he has over five years of criminal and civil litigation experience. Previously, Dr. Hare served for one year as a high school substitute teacher in Sidney, Montana from 2017-2018. Dr. Hare has one year of teaching and programming experience with the Boys & Girls Club of Richland County, Montana from January-December 2017.

Prior to his transition to law and teaching, Dr. Hare worked as an auditor for the federal government, where he obtained two years of auditing experience with the U.S. Air Force Audit Agency from 1993-1995.

Dr. Hare’s research covers a wide range of business law areas including but not limited to securities regulation, employment discrimination, taxation and immigration. Dr. Hare’s current research in securities regulation, entitled “Misappropriation Theory: How the World’s Two Largest Economies Regulate Insider Trading,” has been accepted for publication by the Dartmouth Law Journal at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, which is one of the eight Ivy League institutions. Publication is set to take place in 2020.
Dr. Hare lives in Olean. He has a son who is four years old.

Academic Credentials

  • LL.M., Corporate Finance Law, Wayne State University Law School
  • M.S., Accounting–Taxation Option, University of New Orleans
  • J.D., Law, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • B.S., Accounting (magna cum laude), Alabama A&M University