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All Faculty Expert tagged "law"

Tabatha Abu El-Haj

Tabatha Abu El-Haj's principal interest is the American political process, including the ways it is structured by constitutional law and the administrative state. With a background in the sociology of law, she is particularly interested in increasing the democratic accountability of political institutions through political participation. 

Amy Boss

Boss is one of the nation's leading commercial law scholars. She is an expert on legal issues in electronic commerce and on codifying international commercial law through treaty.

Susan Brooks

Brooks is a pioneer in the emerging field of therapeutic jurisprudence, the study of how legal systems affect the emotions, behaviors and mental health of people. She is also an expert on experiential learning, family law and children’s rights.

Chapin Cimino

Chapin Cimino examines the roles of virtue, sincerity and objectivity in legal transactions and litigation. Her expertise includes contracts, constitutional law, communications law, damages, education law, equal protection, media law and affirmative action.

David S. Cohen, JD

Cohen’s scholarship explores constitutional law and gender issues in the law that range from sex discrimination, abortion/reproductive rights and LGBT issues to interactions between gender identity and social policy. He received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. Before coming to Drexel, Cohen was a lecturer-in-law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He also held adjunct professor positions at the University of Pennsylvania and Long Island University. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Women’s Medical Fund in Philadelphia.

Rose Corrigan

Corrigan is a law and society scholar who has a particular interest in social movements and the law. Currently director of the Women's Studies Program at Drexel University, Corrigan holds a joint appointment at the law school and the Department of History and Politics.

David DeMatteo, JD, PhD

DeMatteo's research interests include psychopathy, forensic mental health assessment, drug policy and offender diversion. His research has been funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency and American Psychology-Law Society. DeMatteo is licensed as a psychologist in Pennsylvania, where he conducts forensic mental health assessments of juveniles and adults. He has co-authored three books in his field, with two more forthcoming, and more than 60 articles and book chapters. He is the associate editor of Law and Human Behavior, on the editorial boards of Criminal Justice & Behavior and the Open Access Journal of Forensic Psychology and a reviewer for more than 15 scientific journals. DeMatteo was chair of the American Psychological Association's (APA) Committee on Legal Issues in 2011, and he is currently council representative to APA for the American Psychology-Law Society (Div. 41 of APA).

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD

Field is a nationally known expert on health law and public health whose research focuses on ethical issues in managed care, public policy and legal facets of healthcare reform and genetic screening. In addition to being a professor in the Dorsnife School of Public Health, he also holds an appointment as professor of law at the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel. He is the author of "Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation and Compromise," a comprehensive guide to the government's role in regulating health care, published by Oxford University Press.

Daniel M. Filler, JD

Filler studies the effects of social anxiety on the development of criminal law. He is an expert on sex offender community notification, the death penalty and juvenile justice law. Before joining Drexel, Filler was a professor of law at the University of Alabama School of Law, where he created the school's Capital Defense Clinic.

Barry Furrow

Barry Furrow is a pioneer in the field of health law. His expertise spans a wide array of health-related topics, including health care policy, regulation and finance, patient safety, patient privacy, mental health, provider accountability, medical ethics and bioethics and legal issues of pain management.

Anil Kalhan, PhD

Kalhan’s principal interests include immigration law, criminal law, U.S. and comparative constitutional law and international human rights law. Before coming to Drexel, he was a visiting assistant professor of law at Fordham University and an associate in law at Columbia University. Kalhan previously worked as litigation associate at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, where he also served as co-coordinator of the firm’s immigration and international human rights pro bono practice group. He also has previously worked for the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project in New York and served as law clerk to the Hon. Chester J. Straub (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit) and the Hon. Gerard E. Lynch (U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York).


Landers is an accomplished legal scholar and practitioner. She was previously distinguished professor of law and director of the Intellectual Property Law Concentration at the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law. Landers is an expert on patents and intellectual property law