Faculty Leading Scholars in Every Area of Legal Study Dedicated to Teaching The Penn Law faculty is recognized for its outstanding scholarship, excellent teaching, and accessibility to students. They are actively engaged in written scholarship and participate in legal symposia and conferences worldwide. Print and broadcast media constantly seek their counsel, expertise, and insight on the issues of the day. Our full-time faculty is dedicated to teaching, a fact that is underscored in our practice Asra Syed L’10 of having only tenured and tenure-track professors teach first-year students (these Austin, TX professors are indicated by an asterisk in the faculty listing that follows). In the Penn BA 2004 University of Texas; MA 2005 Law environment, the relationship between teacher and student deepens both inside “It’s a Penn Law tradition for faculty to join and outside the classroom where students get to know faculty members beyond the first year students for coffee or lunch. This more formal academic setting. Faculty are approachable and establish a tone of spring, a group of classmates and I met with collegiality that continues throughout each student’s education. our criminal law professor, Professor Paul Robinson, at an eatery with which all Penn Students also have the opportunity to engage faculty members about their research Law students are familiar, the New Deck at regularly scheduled brown bag lunches. The presenting faculty members post Tavern. Professor Robinson is a well-respected their papers in advance and welcome students’ comments and critiques at their talks. and renowned scholar of criminal law, and has Students learn not only about substantive topics but also about the process of taught the subject for years, so I think we all scholarly research. were a bit surprised to spend the lunch hour answering his very sincerely posed questions The courses we offer are enriched by our adjunct faculty, drawn from top government about our opinions of his class. Was the officials, members of the judiciary, practicing attorneys, and business leaders – all course load manageable? Did the daily class luminaries in their respective fields. Our prime location in Philadelphia, an easy assignments improve our understanding of commute from New York City and Washington, D.C., brings adjuncts from throughout statutory analysis? How could he facilitate the Northeast Corridor to supplement our core curriculum and to participate in a better class discussion? He welcomed our variety of special lectures and symposia. frank responses, and even took notes on a paper napkin! Professor Robinson made The vitality of our entire faculty, coupled with its accessibility and dedication to obvious that day a deep commitment to students, has created a distinctive intellectual climate at Penn Law. teaching shared among Penn Law’s brilliant faculty.” 6 Faculty Faculty Connection Penn Law is distinctive for the social and intellectual environment in which faculty In the Faculty Workshop Series, members of the faculty present their academic and students work together. Our faculty have a deep commitment to their teaching work to students over lunch, welcoming their critiques of new and emerging and an understanding that connecting with students creates a dynamic pedagogical scholarship. Recent workshop presentations included the following: setting. This belief, combined with our small size and the accessible layout of the Law School buildings around a Courtyard, permits faculty and students to interact Professor Stephen Morse meaningfully among themselves and with each other. “Neurodeterminism and the Death of Folk Psychology: Two Challenges to Responsibility from Neuroscience” Student contact with faculty does not stop at the classroom door. Teachers and students continue their exploration of the topics after class and in office-hour Professor Stephen Burbank discussions. Students and faculty also work together on research projects, articles, “The Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 in Historical Perspective: A Preliminary and scholarship. View of the Statute’s Legal Significance” Penn Law boasts many fine traditions of engagement: students in the first year Professor Tobias Barrington Wolff class combine in small groups to treat their 1L faculty members to lunch, “Expressive Association and the Ideal of the University in the Solomon Amendment 1L students are invited to a small breakfast with the dean and a prominent alum, Litigation” 1L sections meet together for a meal with their faculty members, and students and faculty raise money together for students working in public interest jobs via the Gideon Parchomovsky Equal Justice Foundation Auction. “The Hidden Cost of Tort Law” And, in this year’s annual Celebrity Law Chef Cook-Off, Professor Anne Kringel and Professor Amy Wax 2006 Champion Professor Eric Feldman took on Professor Jacques deLisle and 2007 “Engines of Inequality: Class, Race, and Family Structure” Champion Professor David Lipson (a previous visiting faculty member) in preparing a three course meal with the secret ingredient, coconut. Professor Tobias This collaboration between faculty and students enriches and defines the intellectual Barrington Wolff served as the MC. community at Penn Law. 8 “In my first semester at Penn, I had lunch with each of my professors, my Legal Writing faculty advisor took our class to happy hour at New Deck, and a professor invited our whole section to a picnic at his house.” —Charles Collins-Chase, L’08. Hometown: Sykesville, MD B.S. 2004 University of Delaware; M.Phil. 2005 University of Cambridge. Current Position: Associate, Finnegan Henderson, Washington, D.C. Faculty Penn Law Faculty Members C. Edwin Baker * These professors will teach 1L students in 2008-09 or Nicholas F. Gallicchio Professor of Law have taught 1Ls during the past three years. Secondary appointment: Annenberg School for Communication BA 1969 Stanford; JD 1972 Yale. Expertise: constitutional law, communications law, and free speech. *Matthew Adler *Tom Baker Leon Meltzer Professor of Law Professor of Law BA 1984 Yale; MLitt (modern history) 1987 Oxford; JD 1991 Yale. BA 1982 Harvard; JD 1986 Harvard. Expertise: administrative law and constitutional law. Expertise: torts; insurance law and policy; medical malpractice law and policy; David S. Abrams sociolegal research. Assistant Professor of Law Stephanos Bibas Secondary appointment: Business and Public Policy, Wharton Professor of Law AB 1998 Harvard; MS (physics) 2001 Stanford; PhD (economics) 2006 M.I.T. BA 1989 Columbia; BA 1991 Oxford; JD 1994 Yale; MA (jurisprudence) 1998 Oxford. Expertise: criminal law, law and economics, virtual economies. Expertise: law and criminal justice, law and social sciences, legal process and dispute *Anita L. Allen resolution. Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy *Stephen B. Burbank Secondary appointments: Department of Philosophy, Africana Studies Department, David Berger Professor for the Administration of Justice Senior Fellow, Bioethics; Women’s Studies Department AB 1968 Harvard; JD 1973 Harvard. BA 1974 New College; MA 1976 and PhD (philosophy) 1978 University of Michigan; Expertise: civil procedure, complex litigation, and judicial administration. JD 1984 Harvard. Expertise: U.S. privacy law, everyday and professional ethics, jurisprudence, and torts. *William Burke-White Assistant Professor of Law *Regina Austin AB 1998 Harvard; MPhil 1999 (international relations) Cambridge; JD 2002 Harvard; William A. Schnader Professor of Law PhD (international relations) 2006 Cambridge. Director, Penn Program on Documentaries and the Law Expertise: international law and human rights. BA 1970 University of Rochester; JD 1973 University of Pennsylvania. Expertise: torts, insurance, race relations, minority feminism, law and cultural studies, Howard F. Chang and law-related documentary film studies. Earle Hepburn Professor of Law AB 1982 Harvard; MPA (economics & public policy) 1985 Princeton; JD 1987 Harvard; *Aditi Bagchi SM 1988 M.I.T.; PhD (economics) 1992 M.I.T. Assistant Professor of Law Expertise: immigration, international trade, environmental policy, law and economics, AB 1999 Harvard; MSc (economic and social history) 2000 Oxford; JD 2003 Yale. and intellectual property. Expertise: contracts, labor law, comparative law. Rebecca Clayton Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer BA 1994 Yale; JD 1997 Harvard. Expertise: corporate and financial law, corporate governance, and emerging businesses. 10 “At Penn Law, professors do more than teach; they mentor. Penn's combination of a small class size with a wealth of brilliant and truly invested professors provides an academic and supportive environment for starting a career in law.” —Vlad Vainberg, L’10. Hometown: Robbinsville, NJ B.A. Yale University 2006. *Cary Coglianese Jill Fisch Associate Dean and Edward B. Shils Professor of Law Professor of Law Secondary appointments: Department of Political Science; Fels Institute of Co-Director, Institute for Law and Economics Government; Fellow, Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, Wharton BA 1982 Cornell; JD 1985 Yale. AB 1985 The College of Idaho; JD and MPP (public policy) 1991 University of Expertise: corporate law, securities regulation and litigation, federal courts. Michigan; PhD (political science) 1994 University of Michigan. Michael A. Fitts Expertise: administrative law, regulatory policy, environmental law. Dean and Bernard G. Segal Professor of Law Ronald J. Daniels Secondary appointment: School of Arts & Sciences; faculty associate, Provost and Professor of Law Penn Institute for Urban Research BA 1982 University of Toronto; JD 1986 University of Toronto; LLM 1988 Yale. AB 1975 Harvard; JD 1979 Yale. Expertise: corporate and securities law, law and development, regulation and Expertise: administrative law, legislative process, election law, and separation of powers. government reform. Douglas N. Frenkel *Jacques deLisle Practice Professor of Law Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law BS 1968 University of Pennsylvania; JD 1972 University of Pennsylvania. Secondary appointment: Center for East Asian Studies Expertise: alternative dispute resolution, professional responsibility, AB 1982 Princeton; JD 1990 Harvard. and clinical education. Expertise: Chinese law, comparative law, international law, and torts. Paul George William B. Ewald Director of the Biddle Law Library and Adjunct Professor Professor of Law and Philosophy AB 1974 University of Illinois; JD 1977 Duke; Secondary appointment: Department of Philosophy MS (library science) 1985 University of Illinois. BA 1976 Harvard; AM (mathematics) 1976 Harvard; D.Phil. (philosophy & mathematics) Expertise: legal research. 1978 Oxford; JD 1981 Harvard. Frank I. Goodman Expertise: comparative law, philosophy of law, legal history, and international law. Professor of Law *Eric A. Feldman AB 1954 Harvard; BA 1956 Oxford; LLB 1959 Harvard. Professor of Law Expertise: constitutional law, federal courts, and jurisprudence. Secondary appointments: Center for East Asian Studies; Center for Public Health *Sarah Barringer Gordon Initiatives: Senior Fellow, Bioethics Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and Professor of History BA 1982 Vassar; JD 1989 University of California, Berkeley; PhD (jurisprudence & Secondary appointment: Department of History social policy) 1994 University of California, Berkeley. BA 1982 Vassar; JD 1986 Yale; MAR (arts & religion) 1987 Yale; Expertise: Japanese law, public health law, law and society, comparative law, torts. PhD (history) 1995 Princeton. *Claire Oakes Finkelstein Expertise: religion and the law, legal history, and property. Professor of Law and Philosophy Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr. Director, Institute for Law and Philosophy Trustee Professor of Law Secondary appointment: Department of Philosophy BA 1953 Swarthmore; LLB 1954 Columbia. BA 1986 Harvard; Maîtrise 1987 University of Paris, Sorbonne; JD 1993 Yale; Expertise: legal ethics, professional responsibility, civil procedure, and federal jurisdiction. PhD (philosophy) 1996 University of Pittsburgh. Expertise: criminal law, legal philosophy, moral and political philosophy. *Jason Scott Johnston *Howard Lesnick Robert G. Fuller, Jr. Professor of Law Jefferson B. Fordham Professor of Law Director, Program on Law, the Environment and the Economy Secondary appointment: School of Arts & Sciences Secondary Appointment: Institute for Environmental Studies AB 1952 New York University; AM (history) 1953 Columbia; LLB 1958 Columbia. AB 1978 Dartmouth; JD 1981 University of Michigan; Expertise: law and inequality; religion, law, and lawyering; and professional PhD (economics) 1984 University of Michigan. responsibility. Expertise: law and economics, contracts, natural resource law, and environmental law. *Kristin Madison *Leo Katz Professor of Law Frank Carano Professor of Law Secondary appointment: Senior Fellow, Leonard David Institute of Health Economics BA 1979 University of Chicago; MA (economics) 1982 University of Chicago; BA 1992 University of California, Berkeley; JD 2000 Yale; JD 1982 University of Chicago. PhD (economics) 2001 Stanford. Expertise: criminal law, corporations, and jurisprudence. Expertise: health care law *Jonathan Klick Serena Mayeri Professor of Law Assistant Professor of Law BS 1997 Villanova University; MA 1999 University of Maryland; PhD (economics) 2001 BA 1997 Harvard; JD 2001 Yale; PhD (history) 2006 Yale. George Mason; JD 2003 George Mason. Expertise: legal history, anti-discrimination law, family law. Expertise: empirical legal studies, public health, empirical finance, insurance, Charles W. Mooney, Jr. class actions, law and economics. Associate Dean and Charles A. Heimbold, Jr. Professor of Law Michael Knoll BA 1969 University of Oklahoma; JD 1972 Harvard. Theodore K. Warner Professor of Law and Professor of Real Estate Expertise: commercial law, debtor/creditor law, and bankruptcy. Secondary appointment: Department of Real Estate, Wharton *Stephen J. Morse AB 1977 University of Chicago; AM 1980 University of Chicago; Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbell Professor of Law; PhD (economics) 1983 University of Chicago; JD 1984 University of Chicago. Professor of Psychology and Law in Psychiatry Expertise: taxation and corporate finance. Secondary appointments: Department of Psychiatry; Department of Criminology; Praveen Kosuri faculty associate, Penn Institute for Urban Research Practice Professor of Law AB 1966 Tufts; EdM 1970 Harvard; JD 1970 Harvard; PhD (psychology & social AB 1991 Duke; JD 1994 Washington University; MBA 2001 University of Chicago. relations) 1973 Harvard. Expertise: economic development and entrepreneurship. Expertise: criminal law and mental health law. *Seth F. Kreimer Sarah Paoletti Kenneth W. Gemmill Professor of Law Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer BA 1974 Yale; JD 1977 Yale. BA 1992 Yale; JD 1998 American University. Expertise: constitutional law, civil rights, and constitutional litigation. Expertise: international human rights, immigrant rights, asylum law, labor *Anne E. Kringel and employment law. Senior Lecturer and Legal Writing Director *Gideon Parchomovsky BA 1986 Yale; JD 1991 Yale. Professor of Law Expertise: legal research and writing. LLB 1993 Hebrew University of Jerusalem; LLM 1995 University of California, Friedrich K. Kübler Berkeley; JSD 1998 Yale. Professor of Law Expertise: intellectual property, property law, and information law. Dr.iur 1961 University of Tubingen; Habil. 1966 University of Tubingen. *Stephen Perry Expertise: comparative law, corporate law, regulation of transnational financial John J. O’Brien Professor of Law; markets, European Union law, and mass media law. Secondary appointment: Department of Philosophy Alan M. Lerner BA 1975 University of Toronto; B. Phil. 1978 University of Oxford; Practice Professor of Law LLB 1981 University of Toronto; D. Phil. 1988 University of Oxford. Co-director, Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice, and Research Expertise: Torts and Legal Philosophy. BS 1962 University of Pennsylvania; JD 1965 University of Pennsylvania. *Wendell Pritchett Expertise: litigation, child dependency law and practice, employment law, civil rights, Professor of Law and professional responsibility. Secondary appointments: School of Design; Department of History; faculty associate, Penn Institute for Urban Research BA 1986 Brown; JD 1991 Yale; PhD (history) 1997 University of Pennsylvania Expertise: legal history, property, and urban development. *Paul Robinson Colin S. Diver Professor of Law Secondary appointment: Department of Criminology BS 1970 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; JD 1973 University of California, Los Angeles; LLM 1974 Harvard; Diploma in Legal Studies 1976 Cambridge University. Expertise: criminal law, criminal law theory, sentencing, and criminal code reform. 12 Edward B. Rock *Amy Wax Saul A. Fox Distinguished Professor of Business Law Robert Mundheim Professor of Law Co-Director, Institute for Law and Economics Secondary appointment: faculty associate, Penn Institute for Urban Research Secondary appointment: Business and Public Policy, Wharton BS 1975 Yale; MD 1981 Harvard; JD 1987 Columbia. BS 1977 Yale; BA 1980 University of Oxford; JD 1983 University of Pennsylvania. Expertise: civil procedure, social welfare law, and law and economics of work Expertise: antitrust, corporations, and securities regulation. and family. *Kermit Roosevelt *Tobias Barrington Wolff Professor of Law Professor of Law AB 1993 Harvard; JD 1997 Yale. AB 1992 Yale; JD 1997 Yale. Expertise: constitutional law, conflict of laws, and federal jurisdiction. Expertise: civil procedure and complex litigation; conflict of laws; constitutional *David Rudovsky law; sexuality and the law. Senior Fellow Christopher S. Yoo BA 1964 Queens College; LLB 1967 New York University. Professor of Law Expertise: criminal procedure, evidence, public interest, and civil rights law. Secondary appointment: Annenberg School for Communication *Theodore Ruger AB 1986 Harvard; MBA 1991 UCLA; JD 1995 Northwestern. Professor of Law Expertise: telecommunications and media law, intellectual property, AB 1990 Williams College; JD 1995 Harvard. presidential power. Expertise: constitutional law, health law, legislation, food and drug law. University Faculty Members Louis S. Rulli Samuel Freeman Practice Professor of Law and Clinical Director Steven F. Goldstone Term Professor of Philosophy and Law (Arts & Sciences) BA 1971 Rutgers; JD 1974 Rutgers. AB 1973 University of North Carolina; JD 1977 University of North Carolina; Expertise: public interest, civil rights, legislation, and clinical education. PhD (philosophy) 1985 Harvard. Chris W. Sanchirico Georgette Chapman Phillips Professor of Law, Business & Public Policy David B. Ford Professor of Real Estate; Professor of Legal Studies and Law; Secondary appointment: Business and Public Policy Department, Wharton Vice Dean & Director of Wharton Undergraduate Division AB 1984 Princeton; JD 1994 Yale; PhD (economics) 1994 Yale. AB 1981 Bryn Mawr; JD 1985 Harvard. Expertise: evidentiary procedure, tax policy, and law and economics. James F. Ross Reed Shuldiner Professor of Philosophy and Law (Arts & Sciences) Alvin Snowiss Professor of Law AB 1953 Catholic University; A.M. 1954 Catholic University; PhD (philosophy) BSE 1977 Princeton; JD 1983 Harvard; PhD (economics) 1985 M.I.T. 1958 Brown; JD 1974 University of Pennsylvania. Expertise: tax policy and income taxation. William C. Tyson *Jessica Simon Associate Professor of Legal Studies, Management (Wharton) and Law Lecturer in Law and Assistant Director, Legal Writing Program AB 1967 Princeton; JD 1970 Harvard. BA 1995 University of Pennsylvania; JD 1999 George Washington. Expertise: legal research and writing, employment discrimination, and employment law. Visiting Faculty David A. Skeel, Jr. Richard Ross S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law Visiting Professor of Law and History (from University of Illinois) BA 1983 North Carolina; JD 1987 University of Virginia. BA 1984 Yale; PhD (history) 1998; JD 1989 Yale. Expertise: corporate law and bankruptcy. Christopher Serkin *Catherine T. Struve Visiting Associate Professor of Law (from Brooklyn Law School) Professor of Law BA 1993 Yale; JD 1999 Michigan. AB 1992 Harvard; JD 1995 Harvard. Ilya Somin Expertise: civil procedure and federal courts. Visiting Assistant Professor of Law (from George Mason) Yolanda Vazquez BA 1995 Amherst; MA (political science) 1997 Harvard; JD 2001 Yale. Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer Suzanne Last Stone BA 1988 Wisconsin; JD 1994 Chicago-Kent Visiting Professor of Law (from Yeshiva) Expertise: immigration law, criminal law BA 1974 Princeton; JD 1978 Columbia. Michael L. Wachter National Constitution Center William B. Johnson Professor of Law and Economics; Co-Director, Institute for Law and Economics Each year a distinguished panel selects two constitutional law scholars as Visiting Secondary appointment: Department of Economics Scholars who engage in activities that enrich both Penn Law and the NCC. BS 1964 Cornell; MA 1967 Harvard; PhD (economics) 1970 Harvard. Theodore M. Shaw and Martha S. Jones have been selected as the National Expertise: corporations, corporate finance, and labor law and economics. Constitution Center’s 2008 Visiting Scholars and will, as part of their appointment, periodically take part in the Center’s new Legacy of 1808 program series, a year *R. Polk Wagner long dialogue with various scholars and experts on the history of the slave trade Professor of Law and its contemporary relevance. BS 1993 College of Charleston; BSE 1993 University of Michigan; JD 1998 Stanford. Expertise: intellectual property, electronic commerce and constitutional law.