Douglas NeJaime and Gideon Daniel Yaffe were appointed to endowed professorships.
NeJaime, named as the Anne Urowsky Professor of Law, focuses his research and writing on family law, gender and sexuality, constitutional law, law and social movements, and legal ethics. Read NeJaime’s announcement.
Yaffe, appointed as the Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence, conducts research in the philosophy of law, particularly criminal law; the study of metaphysics including causation, free will, and personal identity; and the study of intention and the theory of action. Read Yaffe’s announcement.