Acting Professor of Law
UC Davis School of Law
Aaron Tang joined the UC Davis faculty in 2016. His teaching and research interests include constitutional law, education law, federal courts, labor law, and the intersections among civil litigation, the political process, and public policy more broadly. His articles have appeared or will appear in law journals such as the Stanford Law Review, New York University Law Review, California Law Review, Virginia Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review, and George Washington Law Review. His article Rethinking Political Power in Judicial Review won the American Association of Law Schools 2018 Scholarly Paper Competition.
Tang graduated summa cum laude from Yale University in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in Political Science. After graduation, he worked as a youth organizer and a middle school teacher in St. Louis, Missouri. He then earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School before working for the boutique Supreme Court litigation firm Goldstein & Russell, P.C., and clerking for Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor of the United States Supreme Court. Tang was an associate for Jones Day in Washington, D.C., immediately before joining the UC Davis law faculty.