Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Faculty of Law welcomes new tenure-track scholars Emily Satterthwaite, Richard Stacey and Anna Su. These new talents bring a diverse body of research and experience to our exceptional faculty:

Emily Satterthwaite

Headshot of Emily SatterthwaiteTax law scholar Emily Satterthwaite has been a research associate at the Faculty of Law since 2010, and this year served as co-convenor of the Tax Law and Policy Workshop at the law school. She holds a BA from Yale, a JD from Stanford, and an LLM from the Faculty of Law. She is currently completing an MA in economics at the University of Toronto. Previously, Emily was a member of the clinical faculty and a lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School, where she taught law school courses and was the assistant director of the School’s Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship. She also practiced tax law for three years with the leading U.S. law firm Skadden, Arps in New York and Chicago. 


Black and white portrait of Richard StaceyRichard Stacey’s research focuses primarily on comparative constitutional, international human rights, and administrative law.  A South African citizen, Richard holds a BA with Honours and an LLB with Distinction from the University of the Witwatersrand, and received his PhD with Distinction by NYU this year.  For the last two years, Richard has served as director of research at the Center for Constitutional Transitions at NYU.  Prior to his doctoral studies, Richard was a law clerk to two justices of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, and advised the African Union and the Kenyan government on constitutional law issues. He is a widely-published scholar, with one book and numerous peer-reviewed articles to his name, and also comes to us with significant teaching experience.


Portrait of new faculyt Anna SuAnna Su’s research spans issues of international human rights, constitutional law, and comparative law. Originally from the Philippines, Anna holds a BA in political science from Ateneo de Manila University, a JD from Ateneo Law School in the Philippines, and an LLM and an SJD from Harvard Law School. Her doctoral thesis will be published in a book by Harvard University Press: Exporting Freedom: Religious Liberty and American Power. After her JD studies, Anna served as law clerk to the chief justice of the Philippines. She worked on the litigation against the Marcos family in the Philippines and on environmental litigation cases against mining companies operating in that country, on international law issues in Israel, and as an adviser on the Moro Liberation Front Philippines peace process. In addition, Anna has taught in a range of departments in the Philippines and at Harvard.


Emily Satterthwaite, Richard Stacey and Anna Su will be joining the Faculty of Law effective July 1, 2014.