Victoria Nourse

Jack N. Pritzker Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law


Victoria Nourse is a Professor of Law at Georgetown Law Center, where she is the director of the Center on Congressional Studies. She has previously held chairs at Emory University and the University of Wisconsin and has been a visiting law Professor at Yale and NYU. She has taught across the public law curriculum, from criminal law to criminal procedure, from legislation to administrative law to constitutional law. In 2015-16, she served as Chief Counsel to the Vice President of the United States, capping a career of public service that began at the Justice Department as an appellate litigator. In 2017, she was named a public member of the Administrative Conference of the United States. Her latest publications include: Statutes, Regulation, and Interpretation (with Eskridge and Gluck) (West 2014 & 2017 Supp.) and Misreading Law, Misreading Democracy (Harvard 2016).


  • BA, Stanford University
  • JD, University of California, Berkeley

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