Dean Risa Goluboff joined Twitter as the academic year began in August, and a little bird tells us several more University of Virginia School of Law faculty have since joined the scholarly conversation online.

Peruse sample tweets from faculty below, and check out and follow a full list of UVA Law faculty on Twitter here.

Aditya Bamzai

Associate Professor of Law

Bamzai teaches and writes about civil procedure, administrative law, federal courts, national security law and computer crime.


Charles Barzun ’05

Professor of Law

Barzun’s areas of interest include constitutional law, torts, evidence and the history of legal thought.


Maureen E. “Molly” Brady

Associate Professor of Law

Brady’s primary teaching and research interests are in property law, land use law, local government law, legal history and intellectual property law.


Albert Choi

Albert C. BeVier Research Professor of Law

Choi’s research and teaching interests include law and economics, contract theory, corporate law, corporate finance and organization.


Kevin Cope

Associate Professor of Law

Cope’s research focuses on law and economics, international relations and international law.


Kimberly Kessler Ferzan

Harrison Robertson Professor of Law
Joel B. Piassick Research Professor of Law

Ferzan teaches criminal law, evidence, advanced criminal law, and advanced law and philosophy seminars, and her work focuses on criminal law theory.


Josh Fischman

Horace W. Goldsmith Research Professor of Law

Fischman’s research interests include law and economics, empirical methods, judicial decision-making and criminal sentencing.


Joe Fore ’11

Associate Professor of Law, General Faculty
Co-Director, Legal Research and Writing Program

Fore joined the faculty in 2014 as a co-director of the Law School’s Legal Research and Writing Program.


Michael Gilbert

Professor of Law

Gilbert teaches courses on election law, legislation, and law and economics.


Risa Goluboff

Dean, Arnold H. Leon Professor of Law and Professor of History

Goluboff is the 12th, and the first female, dean of the Law School. She is a nationally renowned legal historian whose scholarship and teaching focuses on American constitutional and civil rights law, especially their historical development in the 20th century.

Goluboff is also on Instagram.


Andrew Hayashi

Professor of Law

Hayashi is an expert in tax law, tax policy, and behavioral law and economics.


Deborah Hellman

David Lurton Massee, Jr., Professor of Law
Roy L. and Rosamond Woodruff Morgan Professor of Law

Hellman’s work focuses on two subjects: equal protection law and its philosophical justification, and the relationship between money and legal rights.


Leslie Kendrick ’06

Vice Dean and David H. Ibbeken '71 Research Professor of Law

Kendrick is an expert in the First Amendment and freedom of expression, particularly the scope and structure of free speech rights. She writes and teaches courses in torts, property and constitutional law.


Michael Livermore

Professor of Law

Livermore teaches environmental law, administrative law, regulatory law and policy, and advanced seminars on these topics. His research focuses on environmental law, regulation, bureaucratic oversight and the computational analysis of law.


Ruth Mason

Class of 1957 Research Professor of Law

Mason’s research focuses on international, comparative, and state taxation. Her scholarship, which has been cited by the Supreme Court, focuses on how tax nondiscrimination laws affect cross-border commerce in common markets.

A Forbes article listed Mason as one of the “Top 100 Must-Follow Tax Twitter Accounts For 2019.”


Dayna Bowen Matthew ’87

William L. Matheson and Robert M. Morgenthau Distinguished Professor of Law
F. Palmer Weber Research Professor of Civil Liberties and Human Rights
Professor of Public Health Sciences

Matthew is a leader in public health who focuses on racial disparities in health care. She is the author of the book “Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care.”


Thomas Nachbar

Professor of Law and Senior Fellow, Center for National Security Law

Nachbar’s research focuses on the nature of regulation: how the law is used (and by whom) to shape and control behavior. His early work addressed how the availability of new technologies alters conceptions of regulation.


Nelson Camilo Sánchez León

Director, International Human Rights Law Clinic
Assistant Professor of Law, General Faculty

Sánchez has worked as a consultant and legal expert on different human rights issues for academic, intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations.


Micah Schwartzman ’05

Joseph W. Dorn Research Professor of Law
Director, Karsh Center for Law and Democracy

Schwartzman is the director of the Karsh Center for Law and Democracy, and a scholar who focuses on law and religion, jurisprudence, political philosophy and constitutional law.


Barbara Spellman

Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology

Spellman teaches evidence and various courses on the intersection of psychology and law. Her psychology research focuses on memory, analogical reasoning and causal reasoning.


A. Benjamin Spencer

Justice Thurgood Marshall Distinguished Professor of Law

Spencer is an expert in the field of civil procedure and federal jurisdiction. He also serves as an officer in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps of the U.S. Army (Reserve).


Paul Stephan ’77

John C. Jeffries, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Law
John V. Ray Research Professor of Law

Stephan is an expert on international business, international dispute resolution and comparative law, with an emphasis on Soviet and post-Soviet legal systems.


Gregg Strauss

Associate Professor of Law

Strauss writes about the limits of legitimate law in situations of fundamental disagreement, with an emphasis on familial relationships.


Pierre-Hugues Verdier

Professor of Law and Director of the Graduate Studies Program

Verdier specializes in public international law, banking and financial regulation, and international economic relations.

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