Laura Underkuffler, Cornell University

Professor Ithaca, New York lu27@cornell.edu Office: (607) 255-1245

Bio/Research

A native of New Jersey, Professor Underkuffler joined the Cornell Law School faculty in January 2009. Previously, she was Arthur Larson Distinguished Professor at Duke Law School. She has also taught at Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown, and the University of Maine. In 2003, she...

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Bio/Research

A native of New Jersey, Professor Underkuffler joined the Cornell Law School faculty in January 2009. Previously, she was Arthur Larson Distinguished Professor at Duke Law School. She has also taught at Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown, and the University of Maine. In 2003, she received the Distinguished Teacher Award at Duke Law School. She received the Faculty Scholarship Award at Duke in 2003 for her book, The Idea of Property: its Meaning and Power (Oxford University Press, U.K.). She has published widely in the United States and abroad in the fields of property theory, constitutional law, and the role of moral decision making in law. She has also been involved in international projects concerning property rights and regime change, and the problem of corruption and democratic governance.

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