Professor of Law
University of Chicago Law School
Aziz Huq is the Frank and Bernice J. Greenberg Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. His scholarship, which focuses on how institutional design influences individual rights and liberties, appears in leading law reviews (including flagship journals at Yale, Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, Chicago, California, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Duke, Virginia, Northwestern, Vanderbilt, and Texas). He has also published in leading peer-review journals in empirical legal studies, criminology, and social psychology. Two recent pieces have won the AALS Junior Scholars Paper Competition Award in Criminal Law and have been selected for the Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum. In 2016, his co-edited book Assessing Constitutional Performance was published by Cambridge University Press. In 2015, Prof. Huq received the Graduating Students Award for Teaching Excellence. He clerked for Judge Robert D. Sack of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and then for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States.