PCCE Senior Academic Fellows

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Geoffrey P. Miller
Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law
NYU School of Law
 
Geoffrey Miller received his BA magna cum laude from Princeton in 1973 and his JD from Columbia in 1978, where he was a Stone Scholar and editor-in-chief of the Columbia Law Review. He clerked for Judge Carl McGowan of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Justice Byron White of the US Supreme Court. After working as an attorney adviser at the Office of Legal Counsel of the US Department of Justice and as an associate attorney with a Washington DC law firm, Miller joined the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School in 1983, where he served as Kirkland & Ellis Professor and Associate Dean. Miller came to NYU in 1995.

A 2011 inductee in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Miller is Chief Reporter for the American Law Institute’s Principles of the Law: Compliance, Enforcement, and Risk Management for Corporations, Nonprofits and Other Organizations. He is a Faculty Director of the NYU Center on Civil Justice and its Center for Financial Institutions.  Miller has been a visiting professor or visiting scholar at Columbia University, Harvard University, University of Minnesota, University of Basel (Switzerland), University of Genoa (Italy), Collegio Carlo Alberto (Italy), University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), University of Frankfurt (Germany), University of Sydney (Australia), University of Auckland (New Zealand), and the Bank of Japan.

Miller is author or editor of more than a dozen books and 200 research papers.  He is a founder, past director and president, and current Fellow of the Society for Empirical Legal Studies, a scholarly organization devoted to promoting statistical and other empirical techniques in the study of legal institutions. Outside of his academic work, Miller serves as Audit Committee Chair and as a member of the Compensation and Risk Committees of the board of directors of State Farm Bank.

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Stephen Choi
Murray and Kathleen Bring Professor of Law
Director, Pollack Center
NYU School of Law

Stephen Choi joined the NYU School of Law faculty in 2005. From 1998 to 2005, Choi taught at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where he was the Roger J. Traynor Professor of Law. Prior to that, he taught as an assistant professor at the University of Chicago Law School from 1996 to 1998. He graduated first in his class from Harvard Law School in 1994—where he served as a legal methods instructor and supervising editor of the Harvard Law Review—and received his PhD in economics from Harvard in 1997. Choi has been a recipient of the Fay Diploma, the Sears Prize, and the Irving Oberman Memorial Award. He has also held John M. Olin, Jacob K. Javits, and Fulbright fellowships. After his graduation from law school, Choi worked as an associate at McKinsey & Company in New York. His research interests focus on the theoretical and empirical analysis of corporations and capital markets. He has published in the Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Southern California Law Review, Duke Law Journal, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and Virginia Law Review, among others, and has presented papers at numerous conferences and symposia.

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Kevin E. Davis
Beller Family Professor of Business Law
NYU School of Law

Kevin Davis teaches courses on contracts, regulation of foreign corrupt practices, secured transactions, and law and development, as well as seminars on financing development and contract theory. His current research is focused on contract law, anticorruption law, and the general relationship between law and economic development. Davis received his BA in economics from McGill University in 1990. After graduating with an LLB from the University of Toronto in 1993, he served as law clerk to Justice John Sopinka of the Supreme Court of Canada and later as an associate in the Toronto office of Torys, a Canadian law firm. After receiving an LLM from Columbia University in 1996, he was appointed an assistant professor at the University of Toronto and in 2001 was promoted to associate professor. Davis has also been a visiting assistant professor at the University of Southern California, a visiting fellow at Cambridge University’s Clare Hall, and a visiting lecturer at the University of the West Indies in Barbados.