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Education and Experience


Yale Law School 
JD, 1984

Princeton University
AB, summa cum laude, 1980


Academic Positions

The University of Oregon
President, 2015-2022
Professor of Law, 2015-2022

The University of Chicago Law School
Professor in the College, 2012-2015
Dean, 2010-2015
Henry N. Wyatt Professor of Law, 2009-2015

University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
Dean and Professor of Law, 2004-2009

New York University School of Law and Wagner School of Public Service
Wilf Family Professor in Property Law, 2003-2004
Professor of Law and Urban Planning, 1995-2004
Director, Furman Center on Real Estate and Urban Policy, 1995-2004

University of Pennsylvania Law School and Wharton School
Professor of Law and Real Estate, 1993-1995
Professor of Law, 1992-1993
Assistant Professor of Law, 1987-1992

Legal Employment

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson New York, NY
Attorney, 1985-1987

Honorable Marvin Katz, Eastern District of Pennsylvania 
Law Clerk, 1984-1985