Election Law Academics Update

Here’s my yearly roundup of election law academic hires, promotions moves, visits, accolades.

Mark Alexander, Guy Charles, Kareem Crayton, Spencer Overton, and Ciara Torres-Spelliscy were included in the Lawyers of Color 50 under 50 list (most influential minority law professors aged 50 or younger) .

Josh Douglas will be teaching in London for the Spring 2014 semester as part of the London Law Consortium.

Chris Elmendorf, on sabbatical from UC Davis next year, will be a Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley’s Institute for Governmental Studies, and the Center for the Study of Law and Society.

Amber Maltbie is teaching Election Law as an adjunct at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in the Spring.

Michael McDonald and Micah Altman received  the Tides Foundation Pizzigati Prize, Strata Data Innovation Award, and APSA ITP Research Software award for their work on the DistrictBuilder open redistricting system.

Dave Primo was named the Ani and Mark Gabrellian Professor at the University of Rochester.

Teddy Rave has accepted a tenure track teaching postion at Houston Law.

Joshua Ian Rosenstein is adjunct in the Election Law Program at William & Mary Law, where he is teaching a course on lobbying law called The Regulation of Advocacy.

Brad Smith will hold the Visiting Judge T. Copenhaver Chair of Law at West Virginia University in 2013-14.

Doug Spencer has accepted a tenure track teaching position at U. Conn Law.

Matt Streb has been promoted for full professor at NIU.

Congratulations, all!

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