engaged by BU Law’s newest faculty
At the core of any law school is its faculty. BU Law professors are nationally acclaimed for their teaching skills as well as their scholarship and are frequently consulted for advice by both the public and private sectors. We are proud to welcome Professors Fred Tung and Alon Harel, and Associate Professors Khiara M. Bridges, Lilian V. Faulhaber and David H. Webber. For a full list of BU Law faculty, go to www.bu.edu/law/faculty
New Professors 2010-2011 Professor Alon Harel will be a visiting professor at BU Law during fall semesters for the next 10 years. He comes to us from Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where he is a faculty member as well as the Phillip P. Mizock and Estelle Mizock Chair in Administrative and Criminal Law. He has been a visiting professor at several schools including Columbia University, the University of Toronto, and the University of Texas at Austin. He also has been a visiting fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School. Professor Harel’s academic interests include law and philosophy and law and economics.
Alon Harel Professor of Law
LL.B., with distinction, Hebrew University LL.M., with distinction, Hebrew University D. Phil. (Philosophy of Law), Oxford University — Balliol College LL.M., Yale University Classes: Law & Philosophy, Law & Economics
New Professors 2010-2011 Professor Frederick Tung comes from Emory University School of Law, where he was the Robert T. Thompson Professor of Law and Business. He researches and teaches in the areas of corporate and securities law, bankruptcy, and the governance of financial institutions. He has served as a consultant on law reform for the Ministry of Justice in Ethiopia, the Center for Commercial Law and Economics in Indonesia, and the California Law Revision Commission. He has also served as a lecturer in the law department at Peking University, and been a member of the Consumer Law Task Force of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. Before teaching, Professor Tung clerked for the Honorable Stanley A. Weigel in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and practiced corporate and bankruptcy law with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Proficient in Mandarin, he was an interpreter for ABC News covering the democracy movement in Beijing. He has also worked as a software engineer in Silicon Valley.
Howard Zhang Faculty Research Scholar Professor of Law A.B., cum laude, Cornell University J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School Classes: Corporations, Securities Regulation, Bankruptcy
New Associate Professors 2010-2011 Associate Professor Khiara M. Bridges was most recently at the Center for Reproductive Rights, where she enjoyed an academic fellowship that was co-hosted and co-sponsored by Columbia Law School. She has written many articles on race and womenâ€™s experiences of reproduction. She graduated as valedictorian from Spelman College, receiving her degree in three years. She received her J.D. from Columbia Law School and her Ph.D., with distinction, from Columbia Universityâ€™s Department of Anthropology. She was a member of the Columbia Law Review and a Kent Scholar. She has also been a reporter for the Miami Herald, speaks fluent Spanish and basic Arabic, and is a classically trained ballet dancer who performed professionally in New York City.
Khiara M. Bridges Associate Professor of Law
B.A., summa cum laude, Spelman College J.D., Columbia Law School Ph.D., with distinction, Columbia University Classes: Critical Race Theory, Criminal Law
New Associate Professors 2010-2011 Associate Professor Lilian V. Faulhaber comes to us from Harvard Law School, where she was a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law. Her primary academic interests are federal income tax, European Union law, tax policy, international tax, international law and comparative law. She clerked for Senior Judge Robert E. Keeton and Judge William G. Young, both on the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and was an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York. She is a graduate of Harvard College, Cambridge University and Harvard Law School, where she was the editor-in-chief of the Harvard International Law Journal.
Lilian V. Faulhaber Associate Professor of Law
A.B., magna cum laude, Harvard College M.Phil., Cambridge University J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School Classes: Federal Income Taxation, International Taxation
New Associate Professors 2010-2011 Associate Professor David H. Webberâ€™s research focuses on the regulation of financial markets, with an emphasis on using empirical methods to study securities regulation and securities class actions. Professor Webber joins BU Law from New York University School of Law and the NYU Stern School of Business, where he was an academic fellow at the Pollack Center for Law and Business. Prior to his fellowship, he litigated corporate and securities cases in New York, including representing plaintiff shareholders in the largest-ever stock options backdating case. He clerked for the Hon. Harold A. Ackerman of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Professor Webber holds a B.A. from Columbia University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he was a Lederman/Milbank Fellow in Law & Business and a notes development editor for the NYU Law Review.
David H. Webber Associate Professor of Law
B.A., magna cum laude, Columbia University J.D., New York University School of Law Classes: Civil Procedure, Securities Regulation
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Visiting Professors 2010-2011 Elizabeth Badger
Diana R. H. Winters
B.A., Dartmouth College J.D., cum laude, Boston University School of Law
B.A., University of Witwatersrand, South Africa LL.B., cum laude, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa J.D., cum laude, Suffolk University LL.M., Harvard University
B.A., Brown University M.A., Harvard University Ph.D, Harvard University J.D., cum laude, New York University School of Law
Dr. David Nersessian
Honorable William G. Young
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Visiting Clinical Associate Professor of Law B.S., Tufts University S.M., MIT Sloan School of Management J.D., cum laude, Boston University School of Law
Visiting Associate Professor of Law Professor of Law, Suffolk University School of Law B.A., European and English History, University of Chicago Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.), Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government J.D., University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
Visiting Clinical Associate Professor of Law B.A., cum laude, University of Pennsylvania Language Degree, State University of Leningrad J.D., Georgetown University Law Center LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, E. Barrett Prettyman Graduate Fellow
Visiting Associate Professor of Law
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
B.S., summa cum laude, Boston University School of Management J.D., magna cum laude, Boston University School of Law M.St. (LL.M.) in Law, Oxford University D. Phil. (Ph.D.) in Law, Oxford University
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law S.J.D. Candidate, Harvard Law School LL.M., Harvard Law School M.A., Tel Aviv University LL.B., magna cum laude, Tel Aviv University
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Visiting Professor of Law U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for Massachusetts A.B., magna cum laude, Harvard College LL.B., Harvard University
Visiting Assistant Professor LL.B., with honours, Faculty of Law, University of Sheffield, England LL.M., magna cum laude, Hebrew University, Israel M.ST., with distinction, St. Peterâ€™s College, University of Oxford, England Ph.D in Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Canada
BU Law professors are nationally acclaimed for their teaching skills as well as their scholarship and are frequently consulted for advice by...