VISITING LAW FACULTY
Akhil Reed Amar
|Distinguished Visiting Professor, Fall 2006
| S H O R T B I O G R A P H Y
Professor Akhil Reed Amar will be a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at Suffolk Law School during the Fall 2006 semester. Professor Amar is the Southmayd Professor of Law at Yale Law School and is one of the nation's leading constitutional law theorists. Professor Amar is a summa cum laude graduate of Yale College and a 1984 graduate of Yale Law School where he was an Editor of the Yale Law Journal. Following law school graduation, Professor Amar served as a law clerk for Judge Stephen Breyer on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Professor Amar was appointed to the Yale Law School faculty immediately following his judicial clerkship.
Professor Amar has authored numerous books and over eighty scholarly articles published in leading law reviews. His most recent book, entitled The Constitution: A Biography, has received extensive praise and positive commentary. Professor Amar has previously been a Visiting Professor at Stanford Law School.
In 1996, Professor Amar was a Donahue Lecturer at Suffolk University Law School and later published an article in the Suffolk University Law Review. In 1997, the Suffolk University Board of Trustees awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree to Professor Amar.
BA, JD, Yale University
Reading the Constitution
| C O N T A C T I N F O
Distinguished Visiting Prof. Akhil Reed Amar
Suffolk University Law School
120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108-4977