Faculty News

Ann_Thomas-235x225Ann Thomas was elected to the Board of the African American Policy Forum, an innovative think tank that connects academics, activists and policy-makers to promote efforts to dismantle structural inequality.  The Forum was founded by Kim Crenshaw of Columbia and UCLS Law Schools and Luke Harris of Vassar College.


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Deborah Archer was named a member of the Advisory Board of the Voting Rights Institute, a joint initiative of Georgetown University Law Center, the American Constitution Society, and the Campaign Legal Center. The Institute is focused on developing innovative legal and policy solutions that protect the right to vote, while also training the next generation of voting rights advocates.
David_Chang-235x225David Chang has been appointed the Theodore Dwight 125th Anniversary Professor of Law. His investiture will take place on April 28, 2016.  Read more here.



Anthony Crowell
was appointed by the ABA Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar to serve on the planning committee for the 2016 Law School Development Conference. The conference, which is held in conjunction with the ABA’s Annual Workshop for New Deans, is scheduled to be held from May 31 to June 3, 2016 in San Diego. ‎

Houman Shadab was named to the Editorial Board of Ledger, the first peer-reviewed scholarly journal on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, including related research in mathematics, computer science, engineering, law, and economics. Other members of the Board include Christopher Douglas of Oxford University, Vijay Pande of Stanford University, and Srini Devadas of MIT.


Spotlight on Publications

To view a complete list of faculty publications from 2014-2015, click here.



Richard Chused’s article “Appropriate(d) Momentshas been published in the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal, Volume 26, Issue 1.





A Mandarin version of the second edition of Property Stories, co-edited by Gerald Korngold, has just been published by China Renmin University Press under arrangement with Foundation Press.





Andrew Scherer article published, “Community Preservation and Heritage Conservation in Downtown Yangon: Seven Lessons for Law and Policy” in Building the Future: The Role of Heritage in the Sustainable Development of Yangon by World Monuments Fund in December 2015.


Ruti_Teitel-235x225Ruti Teitel edited a book with Buhm Suk Baek entitled Transitional Justice in North Korea, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in October 2015.




Michael_Roffer-235x225Michael Roffer’s new book, The Law Book: From Hammurabi to the International Criminal Court, 250 Milestones in the History of Law, was published in October 2015.