Benjamin Eidelson, a scholar of constitutional law and legal theory, has joined the Harvard Law School faculty as an assistant professor, effective July 1. Trained in both law and philosophy, Eidelson specializes in questions at the intersection of the two disciplines.
Andrew Manuel Crespo ’08 has been promoted to professor of law at Harvard Law School, effective July 1, 2019. Crespo, who joined the faculty as an assistant professor in 2015, is the first Latino to be promoted to a tenured position on the HLS faculty.
Laura Weinrib ’03, a leading scholar of legal history and constitutional law, will join the Harvard Law School faculty as professor of law, effective July 1, 2019.
Crystal Yang ’13, a law and economics scholar who focuses her teaching and research on empirical law and economics, was promoted to professor of law at Harvard Law School effective July 1, 2019.
In his second commencement address, Harvard Law School Dean John F. Manning ’85 shared his “three simple rules for a long and happy life as a lawyer” with the 801 graduates of the Class of 2019.
In a lecture titled “The Second Reproductive Revolution,” I. Glenn Cohen, the faculty director of the Petrie-Flom Center, marked his appointment as the first James A. Attwood and Leslie Williams Professor of Law.
Klinksy Professor of Practice Mandy DeFilippo ’00 delivered a lecture in April on “Leading from the Middle,” in which she explored what defines leadership for those who are not “the boss,” and what the benefits and opportunities look like for people in those positions.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has announced that Jody Freeman LL.M. ’91 S.J.D. ’95, Archibald Cox Professor of Law, has been elected a member of the honorary society, one of twelve members of the Harvard faculty to receive the honor this year.
Alan Jenkins ’89, president and co-founder of The Opportunity Agenda, a social justice communications organization, will join the Harvard Law School faculty as a professor of practice in July.
Adam Sherman has joined Harvard Law School as the assistant dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs, overseeing the HLS Office of Academic Affairs. He joined HLS in August, and previously worked at the University of Washington Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, where he served most recently as Assistant Dean of Institutional Studies and Academic Services.