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The faculty at USC Gould is nationally recognized for scholarship in many fields, including administrative law, constitutional law, bankruptcy and corporate law, intellectual property, international law, taxation, and law and race. Our interdisciplinary focus is a longstanding strength of the school, with faculty working at the intersections of law and economics, law and history, law and philosophy, law and politics, law and psychology, and numerous other areas. Our faculty members are renowned for their significant contributions to the profession and the public. They are equally dedicated to their role as teachers and mentors for new generations of lawyers, public servants and leaders.

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  • Altman, Scott: Virginia S. and Fred H. Bice Professor of Law
  • Aranas, Pauline: Associate Dean, John Stauffer Charitable Trust Chief Information Officer, Director of the Law Library, and Adjunct Professor of Law
  • Armour, Jody David: Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law
  • Armour, Elizabeth: Associate Dean and Dean of Career Services

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  • Cadambi, Anitha: Associate Director of Graduate Curriculum & Instruction and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Call, Deborah: Associate Dean and Chief Programs Officer
  • Campbell, Lee: Clinical Professor of Law, Emerita
  • Capron, Alexander: University Professor, Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, Scott H. Bice Chair in Healthcare Law, Policy and Ethics, Professor of Law and Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, Co-Director, Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics
  • Carroll, Elizabeth: Vice Dean for Curriculum, Professor of Lawyering Skills, and Director of Legal Writing and Advocacy Program
  • Chasalow, Michael: Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Small Business Clinic
  • Cohen, Marshall: University Professor, Emeritus, Professor of Philosophy and Law, Emeritus, and Dean, Emeritus, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • Coleman, Catherine: Professor of Lawyering Skills and Director of Academic Support
  • Cowan, Geoffrey: University Professor of Communication and Law
  • Cruz, David B.: Newton Professor of Constitutional Law

D

  • Danner, Bryant: Visiting Professor of Law
  • Davis, Judy: Senior Law Librarian, Head of Access Services and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law

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  • Finegan, Edward: Professor of Linguistics and Law, Emeritus
  • Flores, Raymond: Associate Dean of Information Technology
  • Frenzen, Niels W.: Sidney M. and Audrey M. Irmas Endowed Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Immigration Clinic

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  • Garet, Ronald: Carolyn Craig Franklin Chair in Law and Religion, Emeritus
  • Garry, Hannah: Clinical Professor of Law and Director, International Human Rights Clinic
  • Griffith, Thomas D.: John B. Milliken Professor of Taxation
  • Gross, Ariela: John B. and Alice R. Sharp Professor of Law and History
  • Gruskin, Sofia: Professor of Preventive Medicine and Law, Director, Program on Global Health and Human Rights, Institute for Global Health
  • Gruzas, Sarah: Director of Graduate & International Programs and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Guyer, Cindy: Senior Law Librarian - Research Services and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Guzman, Andrew T.: Dean and Carl Mason Franklin Chair in Law, and Professor of Law and Political Science

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  • Jaque, Diana: Senior Law Librarian, Head of Collection Development and Acquisitions, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Jenkins, Jeffery A.: Provost Professor of Public Policy, Political Science and Law
  • Jones, Kyle W.: Associate Dean, Dean of Students and Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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  • Kean, Margaret: Assistant Dean of Development
  • Keating, Gregory: Maurice Jones, Jr. – Class of 1925 Professor of Law and Philosophy
  • Kerr, Orin: Frances R. and John J. Duggan Distinguished Professor of Law
  • Kirschner, David: Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Kleinbard, Edward: Robert C. Packard Trustee Chair in Law
  • Klerman, Daniel: Edward G. Lewis Chair in Law and History, and Director, Center of Law & Social Science (CLASS)
  • Klerman, Lisa: Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Mediation Clinic
  • Kosko, Bart: Professor of Electrical Engineering and Law

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  • Larson, Rakel P: Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
  • Lefcoe, George: Ervin and Florine Yoder Chair in Real Estate Law
  • Levine, Martin: USC Vice Provost and Senior Advisor to the Provost; Of Counsel, USC Office of the General Counsel; UPS Foundation Chair in Law and Gerontology, and Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences
  • Lloyd, Sharon: Professor of Philosophy, Law and Political Science
  • Lonergan, Rebecca: Professor of Lawyering Skills, and Associate Director of Legal Writing and Advocacy Program
  • Lund, Dorothy S.: Assistant Professor of Law
  • Lyon, Thomas D.: Judge Edward J. and Ruey L. Guirado Chair in Law and Psychology

M

  • Maness, Robin: Associate Dean of Development, Alumni Relations and Continuing Legal Education
  • Matsusaka, John: Professor of Business, Law and Political Science
  • McCaffery, Edward: Robert C. Packard Trustee Chair in Law and Professor of Law, Economics and Political Science
  • Moatti, Claudia: Adjunct Professor of Classics and Law
  • Moorman, Paul: Senior Law Librarian - Research Services/Foreign & International Law and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Murphy, Kevin: Professor of Business, Economics and Law

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  • Pastore, Clare: Professor of the Practice of Law
  • Pearlman, Jeffrey: Interim Director, Intellectual Property Clinic
  • Peck, Brian: Director of the Center for Transnational Law and Business and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Peterson, Richard: Director of the Judge Judith O. Hollinger Program in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Adjunct Professor of Law

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  • Ragsdale, Noel: Clinical Professor of Law, Emerita
  • Raphael, Brian: Assistant Director for Public Services and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Rasmussen, Robert K.: J. Thomas McCarthy Trustee Chair in Law and Political Science
  • Reisz, Jean Lantz: Supervising Attorney, USC Immigration Clinic, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Renteln, Alison: Professor of Political Science, Anthropology, Public Policy, and Law
  • Rich, Camille Gear: Associate Provost for Faculty and Student Initiatives in the Social Sciences, and Professor of Law and Sociology
  • Rich, Stephen M.: Professor of Law
  • Riley, Laura: Director of Experiential Learning and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Roithmayr, Daria: Richard L. and Antoinette S. Kirtland Professor of Law
  • Rummel, Heidi: Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Post-Conviction Justice Project
  • Ryo, Emily: Professor of Law and Sociology

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  • Watson, Gary: Provost Professor of Philosophy and Law
  • Wilkie, Simon: Professor of Economics and Law
  • Williams, Leonette: Associate Director of the Law Library for Collection and Administrative Services
  • Wood, Abby K.: Associate Professor of Law, Political Science and Public Policy
  • Wood, Ian: Associate Dean of Finance and Strategic Planning
  • Wright, Susan C.: Professor of Lawyering Skills and Assistant Director of Academic Support

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

KPCC-FM's "Air Talk"
May 16, 2019
Re: Jody David Armour

Jody Armour commented on Harvard Law School's decision to remove a Harvard faculty member from his position as head of a student house after joining Harvey Weinstein's team of defense attorneys. Armour noted that the situation may quickly devolve into a slippery slope. "The students feeling uncomfortable is not sufficient reason standing alone to dismiss someone from a position," he explained. "Nobody should be dismissed if people feel uncomfortable around them, for example, because they're an LGBTQ member." Armour also noted the potential broader implications of the decision, saying that "at some point, when you start down that road, you will have a real chilling effect on what professors are willing to say and do."

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Gregory Keating
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Daniel Klerman
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“Legal Origin from Outer Space,” Keynote Speaker, QuantLaw Conference, University of Arizona Law School, Tucson, AZ.

Ariela Gross
March, 2019

"The Law of Race and Freedom: An Interview with Ariela Gross and Alejandro de la Fuente" was published, based on their plenary lecture at the American Society for Legal History Annual Meeting, in Law and History Review Online.