Janet Halley
is the Royall Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.  She is the author of Split Decisions: How and Why to Take a Break from Feminism (Princeton 2006), and Don’t: A Reader’s Guide to the Military’s Anti-Gay Policy (Duke 1999).  She coedited Left Legalism/Left Critique with Wendy Brown(Duke 2002) and After Sex? New Writing Since Queer Theory with Andrew Parker(Duke 2011), and solo-edited Critical Directions in Comparative Family Law, 58 American Journal of Comparative Law.  With Prabha Kotiswaran, Rachel Rebouché, and Hila Shamir, she has published Governance Feminism: An Introduction (Minnesota 2018), which will be followed by Governance Feminism: Notes from the Field early next year.  She is an expert on family law, anti-trafficking, Title IX, feminist legal theory, and queer theory. She holds a Ph.D. in English from UCLA and a J.D. from Yale Law School.