Announcing Our Fall 2021 Visiting Scholars

Earlier this fall, UC Hastings Law welcomed 16 affiliated and visiting scholars from around the world. This talented group of practitioners, professors, and subject matter experts contribute to the college’s vibrant intellectual community and enhance the work of its centers of excellence.

“Affiliated and visiting scholars associated with our centers add depth and a wealth of experience and expertise to our academic program,” says Provost and Academic Dean Morris Ratner. “They help us advance our research mission and engage in programming that draws on their diverse strengths and backgrounds.”

While in residence at UC Hastings, affiliated and visiting scholars pursue research and writing projects in the school’s areas of exceptional strength, including technology, health policy, and criminal justice.

In Fall 2021, UC Hastings’ affiliated and visiting scholars are:

  • Institute for Criminal Justice
    • Matthew Guariglia, policy analyst for surveillance and privacy at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
  • Center for Innovation
    • Samuel Miller, adjunct professor at UC Hastings, recognized in Chambers USA, the Legal 500, Northern California Super Lawyers, the Best Lawyers in America, Who’s Who Legal, and Global Competition Review 100 for his antitrust work
    • Vern Norviel, partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and a senior practitioner in the firm’s patents and innovations counseling practice
  • Center for Litigation and Courts
    • Daniel Bromberg, appellate practice leader at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
    • Judge Vaughn Walker, former United States District Judge and member of the California Law Revision Commission
  • Center for Racial and Economic Justice
    • Brandon Greene, director of the racial and economic justice program at the ACLU of Northern California
    • Juan Carlos Ibarra, Senior Affiliated Scholar working on developing and integrating antiracist curriculum
    • Angelo Sandoval, senior organizer and advocate at Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
    • Russell Robinson, Berkeley Law Professor and inaugural Center for Racial and Economic Justice Wiley Manuel Visiting Scholar and Professor
  • Center on Tax Law
    • Herbert Lazerow, University of San Diego School of Law Professor, elected member of the American Law Institute
  • Indigenous Law Center
    • Barbara Mumby, recipient of an Open Society Racial Equality fellowship
  • LexLab
    • Michele Neitz, Professor of Law at Golden Gate University School of Law
  • UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science, and Health Policy
    • Jaime King, formerly of UC Hastings and now serving as John and Marylyn Mayo Chair in Health Law and Professor of Law at the University of Auckland
    • Andrea Lollini, UC Hastings Law adjunct professor and Senior Consortium Scholar
  • Visiting Foreign Scholar
    • Chia-Ling Lee, assistant professor at the Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology