Erin F. Delaney

Professor of Law


Erin F. Delaney is Professor of Law with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Political Science. From January 2023, she will be on leave for the semester as the Distinguished Visiting Professor at University College London Faculty of Laws.

View Full Bio

Areas of Expertise

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

Selected Publications

View More Publications


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

Prior Appointments

  • 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

Back to Faculty