Category: Faculty Profile

  • John Golden sits in his office in front if his bookcases.
    The Edward S. Knight Chair in Law, Entrepreneurialism, and Innovation combines expertise in science, history, and law.
  • Mullenix Teaching Featured Image
    In “Public Nuisance,” Prof. Linda Mullenix considers a novel legal theory on community health and safety. 
  • Woman stands in a classroom instructing two students seen as blurs in foreground
    The assistant professor is co-founder of The Policing Project, which focuses on national police accountability.
  • Portrait of Professor Lee Kovarsky
    The Bryant Smith Chair in Law brings expertise in capital punishment and habeas corpus to his work at Texas Law.
  • As an empirical scholar on corporate structure and governance, Jens Dammann takes an unbiased deep dive into how – and where – companies operate.
  • Portrait of Prof. Mechele Dickerson, wearing a pink shirt and pink and black scarf
    Law school classes aren’t often based on current events, and for good reason. Headline news can make for good hypotheticals, but the risks include being overly reactionary and just plain getting it wrong. Professor Mechele Dickerson hasn’t just pulled lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic and the Trump presidency into the courses she teaches. She has […]
  • Portrait of Prof. Elizabeth Sepper wearing a black shirt underneath a grey and white jacket.
    Elizabeth Sepper’s formal title is Professor of Law, but it could also just as well be Professor of Gray Areas. With a focus at the intersections of equality, healthcare, and religious rights, Sepper’s extensive scholarship probes the ambiguities and potential conflicts among these subjects. “I don’t think I fit in a box. I’m a bit […]
  • Prof. Erik Encarnacion
    When many lawyers think about the first year of law school, they recall coffee-fueled discussions about the theories behind contract consideration and tort law remedies. Texas Law Assistant Professor Erik Encarnacion wants to change the way the profession thinks about these foundational concepts. Encarnacion’s current research includes a series of articles on how resilience can […]