Faculty & Scholarship

Our Faculty & Scholarship

Our faculty scholars explore legal theory, practice, and history, propose important legal reforms, and study the impacts of legal systems on people around the world. Using a variety of research methods, they illuminate important issues through articles, books, reports, congressional testimony, popular media, and other avenues.

We invite you to take a look at the latest publications, news and more from our professors and scholars.


Our faculty and scholars are leaders in their fields. They’re also passionate teachers who inspire the next generation of lawyers and leaders. We invite you to meet them at the directory below.

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Interested in finding our professors and experts by subject area? Take a look at our faculty experts page below.

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Browse Publications

Looking for publications by our professors and scholars? We invite you to browse their published works below.

Faculty Bibliographies
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Making Headlines

Our professors and scholars are making headlines with their research, publications, Congressional testimony and more. Read more about their work below.

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Research Centers and Programs

UC Law SF’s research centers study cutting-edge areas of law and bring together students, researchers, and practitioners. We invite you to take a look at the vital work from our centers.

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Meet Some of Our Scholars

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Alina Ball

Professor of Law, Bion M. Gregory Chair in Business Law, and Co-Director of the Center for Racial and Economic Justice
View Alina Ball’s Profile

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Ming H. Chen

Professor and Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair, Director of the Center on Race, Immigration, Citizenship and Equality
View Ming H. Chen’s Profile

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Ben Depoorter

Max Radin Distinguished Professor
View Ben Depoorter’s Profile

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Scott Dodson

James Edgar Hervey Chair in Litigation, Geoffrey C. Hazard Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law, and Director of the Center for Litigation and the Courts
View Scott Dodson’s Profile

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Heather Field

Stephen A. Lind Professor of Law and Co-Director of Center on Tax Law
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Richard Marcus

Distinguished Professor of Law and Horace O. Coil Chair in Litigation
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Karen Musalo

Professor and Chair in International Law, Director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies
View Karen Musalo’s Profile

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Manoj Viswanathan

Joseph W. Cotchett ’64 Professor of Law and Co-Director, UC Law SF Center on Tax Law
View Manoj Viswanathan’s Profile

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