Hana Callaghan is the director of the Government Ethics Program at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University. She teaches the free online course How to Run an Ethical Political Campaign--and Win.

Callaghan, an attorney, has worked in private practice as a corporate litigator, as a senior congressional aide and as a political consultant managing statewide campaigns. She also has served as associate executive director of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, where she had oversight of continuing legal-education programs. She received her law degree from Seattle University and her LL.M. degree in tax law and policy from Golden Gate University.

January 9, 2018

Social Media’s Pitfalls for Government

There's a lot at risk when people in government use their private accounts for public business.
March 3, 2016

The Secret Promises That Candidates Make

People running for public office fill out a lot of questionnaires for interest groups. The public ought to know what the candidates are saying.