Duke Law also welcomes these scholars and teachers who will be featured in the next issue of Duke Law Magazine.
Jedediah Purdy rejoins the Duke Law faculty in July from Columbia Law School, where he has been the William S. Beinecke Professor of Law since 2019. Purdy, who had spent the previous 15 years at Duke where he held the Robinson O. Everett Professorship, is a leading scholar and teacher of environmental, property, and constitutional law, as well as legal and political theory. A prolific author, his most recent book is Two Cheers for Poliltics: Why Democracy is Flawed, Frightening — and Our Best Hope (Basic Books, 2022). He will teach Property in the spring semester.
Timothy Meyer comes to Duke Law in July from Vanderbilt Law School, where he is a professor of law and director of the International Legal Studies Program. An expert in public international law with specialties in international trade, investment, and environmental law, Meyer’s current research examines how international economic agreements relate and respond to concerns about economic opportunity and inequality and the role of the constitutional separation of powers in U.S. economic policymaking. He will teach International Arbitration and International Environmental Law in the fall semester.
Shu-Yi Oei, who teaches and writes in the areas of tax policy and economic regulation, will join the faculty in January after serving as a professor and the Dean’s Distinguished Scholar at the Boston College Law School. Her recent scholarship has focused on international taxation, particularly on empirical analysis of global tax developments and on transparency and privacy in international tax enforcement. She has also written extensively on technology, data and information, regulation of the gig economy, human capital investment, and social insurance.