Academic Careers Program
If you are considering a career in legal academia, we would like you to know there is no better place to prepare for a career in law teaching than at NYU Law.
NYU Law is one of the leading institutions in the United States in placing graduates into teaching positions. We are confident no other law school provides more resources for students interested in becoming law professors, and we look forward to working with you if that is your goal.
NYU Law's outstanding faculty plays a prominent role in preparing our students and graduates for the law teaching market. Interaction with faculty members in class, at colloquia, as research assistants, during a dedicated writing seminar, and on independent directed research projects allows students to develop the skills necessary to produce outstanding scholarship - a necessity for success in legal academia. The vitality and collegiality of the Law School community fosters the formulation of ideas; our faculty is accessible and supportive of students who wish to pursue a career in law teaching.
In addition to the thriving intellectual community at the law school, the Academic Careers Program offers resources designed to educate and assist any student or graduate who wishes to go into law teaching.
Anita Sinha (JD 2001) recently accepted a position as Practitioner-in-Residence and Co-teacher in the Immigrant Justice Clinic at Washington College of Law, American University.
Erin Delaney (JD 2007 and Furman Fellow) hired as a law professor by Northwestern.
Tricia Bushnell (JD 2007) hired as a clinical professor by University of Wisconsin.
Alexander Guerrero (JD 2008 and Furman Fellow) hired by the University of Pennsylvania with a joint appointment in the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy.
David Kamin (JD 2009 and Furman Scholar) hired by NYU School of Law.
Elizabeth Sepper (JD 2006, LLM 2007) hired as a law professor by Washington University, Saint Louis.
Brian Frye (JD 2005) hired as a law professor by the University of Kentucky.
Kevin Lapp (JD 2004 and Lawyering AAP) hired as a law professor by Loyola - Los Angeles.
Anna Roberts (JD 2003 and Lawyering AAP) hired by the University of Seattle.
Lauryn Gouldin (JD 2000) hired as a professor by Syracuse Law School.
Diana Winters (JD 2003) hired as a law professor by Indiana University, Indianapolis.
Priya Gupta (JD 2007) hired as a law professor by Southwestern.
Sally Henry (JD 1982) hired as a law professor by Texas Tech.
Margo Kaplan (JD 2004) hired as a law professor by Rutgers-Camden.
Kevin Lynch (JD 2007) hired as a clinical professor by the University of Denver.
James Puckett (Tax LLM 2006) hired as a law professor by Penn State.
Ellen Joy Radice (Lawyering AAP) hired as a law professor by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Eleanor Lumsden (JD 2007) hired as a law professor by Golden Gate University.
CongratulationsPeter Pihos was named the Raoul Berger-Mark DeWolfe Howe Fellow in Legal History at Harvard Law School for 2012-2013.
Julian Arato, NYU School of Law JD '11, LL.M Candidate 2012 will have his article, "Treaty Interpretation and Constitutional Transformation: Informal Change in International Organizations," published in the Yale Journal of International Law (forthcoming 2013).