Erin F. Delaney

Associate Professor of Law
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (Courtesy)


Biography

Erin Delaney is an Associate Professor of Law at Northwestern University Law School with a courtesy appointment in political science.  In 2014, she held the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in the Theory and Practice of Constitutionalism and Federalism at McGill University.   Her research focuses on constitutional design and comparative constitutional law, with particular attention to the role of courts in multi-level governance systems.


Areas of Expertise

  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Federalism
  • Immigration Law


Selected Publications

  • Judiciary Rising: Constitutional Change in the United Kingdom in 108 northwestern university law review 543 (2014).
  • Justifying Power: Federalism, Immigration, and Foreign Affairs in 8 duke journal of constitutional law & public policy 153 (2013).
  • Becoming Supreme: The Federal Foundation of Judicial Supremacy in 111 columbia law review 1137 (2011) (with Barry Friedman).

Education

  • JD, New York University School of Law
  • PhD, University of Cambridge
  • MPhil, University of Cambridge
  • AB, Harvard College

Prior Appointments

  • Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in the Theory and Practice of Constitutionalism and Federalism, Fall 2014, McGill University
  • Assistant Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law
  • MacCormick Fellow, 2014, Edinburgh Law School
  • Academic Fellow and Lecturer-in-Law, Columbia Law School
  • Law Clerk, Hon. David H. Souter, Supreme Court of the United States
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Guido Calabresi, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

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