Levin College of Law

Faculty & Research

Our faculty excel as scholars & teachers around the world

UF Law faculty are actively engaged in publishing cutting-edge scholarship, speaking throughout the United States and the world, and participating in a variety of professional activities. They present their work at conferences and share their insights with the media.

New Faculty Hires

 


Tracey Maclin

Professor Tracey Maclin will join the UF Law faculty as a Raymond & Miriam Ehrlich Chair in U.S. Constitutional Law starting in August 2022. Professor Maclin is a nationally recognized expert in Constitutional Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law, and the U.S. Supreme Court.


Lyrissa Lidsky

Professor Lyrissa Lidsky will join the UF Law faculty as a Raymond & Miriam Ehrlich Chair in U.S. Constitutional Law starting in August 2022. Lidsky returns to the Florida Law faculty, where she taught from 1994-2017, after serving as Dean of the University of Missouri School of Law for the past five years.

 


Lynn M. LoPucki

Professor Lynn LoPucki, a nationally recognized expert in corporate and commercial law, starts in August 2022.


Jonathan Marshfield

Professor Jonathan Marshfield, a scholar of state constitutional law, constitutional design, and theories of constitutional change, starts in August 2022.

 


Jiaying Jiang

Professor Jiaying Jiang, a scholar of the regulation of financial technology (FinTech) and of law and technology more broadly, started in January 2022.


Christopher D. Hampson

Professor Christopher Hampson, a scholar of bankruptcy, insolvency, and the ethics of debt, starts in August 2022.


UF Law's Academic Workshops

UF Law welcomes distinguished scholars throughout the year to present in our various academic workshop series. Explore a list of the Spring 2022 Workshops.


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Merritt McAlister

Associate Professor of Law

Professor Merritt McAlister has received the AALS Section on Federal Court's 2021 Best Untenured Article Award for "Downright Indifference": Examining Unpublished Decisions in the Federal Courts of Appeals in the Michigan Law Review.

READ HER ARTICLE IN MICHIGAN LAW REVIEW.

Featured Faculty Achievement

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol

Stephen C. O’Connell Chair

Professor Hernández-Truyol is an internationally renowned human rights scholar who utilizes an interdisciplinary and international framework to promote human well-being around the globe.

LEARN MORE ABOUT HER SCHOLARSHIP.

Human Rights Law

Neil H. Buchanan

James J. Freeland Eminent Scholar Chair in Taxation

Professor Neil H. Buchanan is nationally and internationally known for his groundbreaking work on intergenerational justice, retirement security, constitutional issues in government budgeting, and a fundamental critique of orthodox economic theory.

LEARN MORE ABOUT HIS SCHOLARSHIP.

Government Deficits and Debt

Merritt McAlister

Associate Professor of Law

Professor Merritt McAlister has received the AALS Section on Federal Court's 2021 Best Untenured Article Award for "Downright Indifference": Examining Unpublished Decisions in the Federal Courts of Appeals in the Michigan Law Review.

READ HER ARTICLE IN MICHIGAN LAW REVIEW.

Featured Faculty Achievement


 

Faculty Scholarship

 

#6

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT RANKS UF LAW #6 AMONG PUBLIC LAW SCHOOLS.

#21

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT RANKS UF LAW #21 AMONG ALL LAW SCHOOLS IN THE NATION, #6 AMONG PUBLICS, AND #1 IN FLORIDA.

#1

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT RANKS UF LAW #1 IN TAX LAW AMONG PUBLIC LAW SCHOOLS AND AMONG THE TOP 3 IN THE NATION.