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Bret Asbury

Associate Professor of Law

Bret Asbury


Office: School of Law, Room 330
Phone: 215.571.4786
Fax: 215.571.4712

Administrative Support:
Donna Strunk
Phone: 215.571.4802


Bret Asbury's principal interest is in applying techniques and approaches borrowed from the humanities to law and legal theory. His scholarship has been published in the Alabama Law ReviewGeorgia Law ReviewOregon Law Review, Tennessee Law Review, Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, and California Law Review Circuit, among others.

Professor Asbury received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served as managing editor of The Yale Law Journal, a senior editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation, and a member of the Yale Black Law Students’ Association's executive board. Prior to joining the Drexel faculty, Professor Asbury practiced with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and with Dechert LLP, and he clerked for the Honorable Julio M. Fuentes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Professor Asbury's current research explores the ramifications of Fisher v. Texas, the Supreme Court's 2013 affirmative action decision, and his next project relates to the Supreme Court's recent class-action jurisprudence.