Adam CoxAdam Cox, a professor at the University of Chicago Law School and a leading young academic in public law, will join the NYU School of Law faculty in Fall 2011.

Cox, who focuses in his teaching and research on immigration law, voting rights, election law, constitutional law, and federal jurisdiction and procedure, has most recently been developing a more theoretical framework for the analysis of immigration law. He has also contributed significantly to written scholarship on voting rights.

In Fall 2008, Cox came to NYU Law as a visiting professor. He previously clerked for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit after graduating first in his class with a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was an articles editor of the Michigan Law Review. He subsequently worked at the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation as the Karpatkin Civil Rights Fellow before practicing in the New York office of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering. Prior to joining the University of Chicago Law School faculty, Cox was at the school as a Bigelow Fellow. He earned a B.S.E. summa cum laude from Princeton University in mechanical and aerospace engineering.

Posted on June 6, 2011