Tom Stanton

TomStanton photoThomas H. Stanton teaches at Johns Hopkins University, including the core course for the MBA/MA in Government and a graduate seminar on governance, risk management and the financial system. He served on the board of directors of the National Academy of Public Administration, and in the federal Senior Executive Service for almost five years.

Mr. Stanton wrote, Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail: Governance and Management Lessons from the Crisis (Oxford University Press, 2012). He has published several other books, including A State of Risk: Will Government-Sponsored Enterprises be the Next Financial Crisis? (HarperBusiness,1991). Mr. Stanton earned his B.A. degree from the University of California at Davis, M.A. from Yale University, and J.D. from the Harvard Law School. In 2009 he received an award for the best article in Public Budgeting & Finance. He co-edited Managing Risk and Performance: A Guide for Government Decision Makers (John Wiley & Sons, 2014),