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Who We Are

Professor Ingrid Wuerth Ingrid Wuerth, Director
Associate Dean for Research
Helen Strong Curry Chair in International Law

Professor of Law

Ingrid Wuerth is a leading scholar of foreign affairs, transnational litigation, and public international law. She teaches Civil Procedure and Transnational Litigation. Her current research focuses on litigation involving foreign states and on the settlement of territorial disputes through international law.


Affiliated Faculty



Professor Michael Bressman Michael Bressman teaches the Intellectual Property and the Arts Clinic, Contracts, Law of Cyberspace, and Art Law. He also directs the law school's clerkship program. Edward Cheng Professor Edward Cheng focuses on scientific and expert evidence and the interaction between law and statistics.
Professor Jessica Clarke Jessica Clarke researches American equality law. She also studies constitutional and statutory guarantees of non-discrimination based on traits such as race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion and disability.  Professor Brian FitzpatrickBrian Fitzpatrick focuses on class-action litigation, federal courts and judicial selection. He is the author of The Conservative Case for Class Actions.
Professor Tracey GeorgeTracey George brings a social science perspective to such topics as judges and courts, judicial selection and elections, legal education and the legal profession, and contract law and theory.
Dean Chris GuthrieChris Guthrie is a leading expert on behavioral law and economics, dispute resolution, negotiation and judicial decision making. He has served as Dean of VLS since 2009.
Associate Dean Sue Kay Susan Kay is an expert on criminal procedure and evidence and she teaches the Criminal Practice Clinic. Professor Nancy King Nancy King is an expert in the the areas of habeas corpus, trials, sentencing, appeals and plea bargaining.
Professor Terry Maroney Terry Maroney focuses on juvenile justice, the relevance of adolescence brain science, and law and emotion. Professor Karla McKanders Karla McKanders directs the Immigration Practice Clinic which represents indigent immigrants in humanitarian cases.
Photo of Spring MillerSpring Miller is a former farmworker legal services attorney who began her career as a Skadden Fellow with Southern Migrant Legal Services.
Amanda Rose Professor Amanda Rosefocuses on complex corporate and securities litigation and the institutional design of
enforcement regimes. She teaches Corporations and Business Entities and Securities Regulation.
Professor Kevin Stack Kevin Stack writes on administrative law, regulation, separation of powers, presidential powers, European Union administrative law, and the theoretical foun-dations of public law. Professor Cara Suvall Cara Suvall teaches the Youth Opportunity Clinic. The clinic supports teenagers and young adults who are at risk for criminal legal involvement by providing civil legal representation in the areas of education, housing and employment. 

For questions, contact the Branstetter Program Manager, Rachel Harrell