Benjamin McMichael will join the law faculty at the University of Alabama School of Law as an assistant professor of law beginning fall 2018. His research focuses on the ways in which legal regimes influence the provision of health care in the United States. He has also examined the roles of state and federal reforms in punitive damages awards.
Following McMichael’s graduation from Vanderbilt, he served as a judicial law clerk for Judge Carolyn Dineen King in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in 2015-16. He is currently a postdoctoral scholar at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.