Here’s my yearly roundup of election law academic hires, promotions moves, visits, accolades:
Ellen Aprill has been given the Outstanding Academic Award for 2018 for distinguished academic achievement in the nonprofit section by the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section.
Travis Crum begins his Bigelow fellowship at the University of Chicago.
Josh Douglas was promoted to full professor and is now the Thomas P. Lewis Professor of Law
Michael Kang begins at Northwestern Law after a stint at Emory.
Carl Klarner left his research position at the University of Florida Gainesville to do full time political, academic and election law consulting pertaining to state legislative elections.
Michael Morley begins at FSU after a stint at Barry.
Mike Pitts began serving as vice dean at Indiana U, Indianapolis Law.
Teddy Rave received tenure at the University of Houston Law Center and was awarded the George A. Butler Research Professorship.
Lori Ringhand received a Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award.
Doug Spencer will be visiting at the University of Chicago (Harris Public Policy) for the academic year 2018-2019.
Nick Stephanopoulos will be visiting at Harvard Law School in the fall.
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy was promoted to Professor of Law at Stetson University College of Law.