Erin F. Delaney

Professor of Law


Erin F. Delaney is Professor of Law with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Political Science. Erin has recently taken on the role of Chair of the President's Advisory Committee on Free Expression and Institutional Speech.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Federalism
  • Courts and the Judicial Process

Selected Publications

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

Prior Appointments

  • Distinguished Visiting Professor, Spring 2023, University College London Faculty of Laws
  • Sullivan & Cromwell Visiting Professor of Law, Spring 2020, Harvard Law School
  • Associate Dean of Faculty and Research, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Associate Professor of Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in the Theory and Practice of Constitutionalism and Federalism, Fall 2014, McGill University
  • Assistant Professor of Law, Northwestern Pritzker 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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