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DEAN ERWIN CHEMERINSKY

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

Erwin Chemerinsky is the founding Dean and Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law at University of California, Irvine School of Law. Prior to assuming this position in 2008, he was the Alston & Bird Professor of Law and Political Science at Duke University from 2004-2008 and prior to that was a professor at the University of Southern California Law School for 21 years. He has won teaching awards at Duke, U.S.C., and DePaul.

A graduate of Northwestern University and Harvard Law School, he practiced as a trial attorney at the United States Department of Justice. He is the author of ten books, including the leading text on Constitutional Law, and over 200 law review articles. He frequently argues appellate cases, including in the United States Supreme Court.

In January 2017, National Jurist magazine named him the most influential person in legal education.