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Visiting Professors Contribute to Law School Experience

The following distinguished visiting scholars from around the world are contributing to the Law School experience this semester:

Matthew D. Adler, Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania, is teaching Administrative Law and Constitutional Theory. At the University of Pennsylvania, Professor Adler teaches administrative law, government regulation, and food and drug regulation.

Gerrit De Geest, a Professor of Law and Economics at the Faculty of Law of Utrecht University, is president of the European Association of Law and Economics and has been published in the fields of economic analysis of contract law, property law, labor law and comparative law. De Geest will teach Comparative Contract Law.

Neil Duxbury, Professor of Law at the University of Manchester, is teaching Conceptualizing Law: A Comparative Analysis. Duxbury has been a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies in London and is the Review Editor for Modern Law Review.

Herbert Hausmaninger returns to the Law School, as he has for more than thirty years, to co-teach Comparative Law and to teach a short course on European legal systems. A professor at the University of Vienna Law School, Hausmaninger teaches Roman law, legal history, and comparative law.

Johannes Hellermann, Professor of Public Law at the University of Münster, is co-teaching European Community Law. His primary areas of research include constitutional law, economic administrative law, European economic law, and municipal law. Hellermann studied law at the universities of Bielefeld and Freiburg.

Charles Holt, UVA's Merrill Bankard Professor of Economics, will teach Behavioral Game Theory in the fall. Holt's research interests include experimental economics and mathematical economics. Holt is President of the Southern Economic Association and is an Associate Editor of American Economic Review. He is also a founding co-editor of Experimental Economics and is the director of the Virtual Laboratory.

Albert Jonsen is Emeritus Professor of Ethics in Medicine at University of Washington School of Medicine, where he was Chairman of the Department of Medical History and Ethics from 1987-1999. Jonsen will teach Bioethics and the Law: Fits and Misfits. Before the University of Washington, Jonsen worked at the University of California, San Francisco, where he was Chief of the Division of Medical Ethics. Prior to that, he was President of the University of San Francisco, where he taught in the Departments of Philosophy and Theology.

Pam Karlan returns to the Law School to teach Civil Rights Litigation and Regulation of the Political Process. As Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law at Stanford, Karlan teaches in the areas of criminal procedure, civil procedure, constitutional litigation, and regulation of political process. Karlan was a Professor of Law at the Law School from 1993-1998 and an Associate Professor from 1988-1993. She joined the Stanford law faculty in 1998 and served as an Associate Dean there during 1999-2000.

Dean Lueck is a professor in the Department of Economics and Agricultural Economics at Montana State University. He is teaching Law, Economics, and Organization; Federal Land and Natural Resource Law; and Property Theory. Lueck worked as a smokejumper for the U.S. Forest Service from 1984-1985 and earned his Ph.D. two years later from the University of Washington.

Thomas Lundmark, Professor of Common Law and Comparative Legal Theory at the University of Münster, is co-teaching European Community Law. Beginning in 1991, Lundmark researched and taught as a Fulbright professor at the Universities of Bonn, Rostock, and Geifswald. Lundmark also serves as the faculty advisor to the Foreign Law Program in Common Law and French Law at the University of Münster. His primary research interests are in constitutional law and legal theory, especially evolutionary and comparative jurisprudence.

Eric Posner, Professor of Law at the University of Chicago, teaches a short course, Game Theory and the Law, during the fall semester. Posner was a member of the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania Law School from 1993 to 1998. His primary research interests include contract law, bankruptcy law, international law, and the relationship between law and social norms.

Visiting Professor of Law Frank H. Stewart is teaching Alternative Dispute Resolution. Stewart served on President Clinton's Committee on Disabilities. He has contributed to Barbara Lindemann's book, Sexual Harassment in Employment Law and was co-editor of the disability chapter of Schlie & Grossman's Employment Discrimination Law, third edition.

Sam Thompson is the Edwin S. Cohen Visiting Professor of Law and Taxation. He is teaching Business Planning for Mergers and Acquisitions and Special Topics in Mergers and Acquisitions. A professor of law and director of the Center for the Study of Mergers and Acquisitions at the University of Miami School of Law, Thompson served as dean from 1994 to 1998.

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