Professor of Law
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Nancy Leong is an expert in constitutional law, civil rights, and antidiscrimination. She is a Professor of Law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where she teaches Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Litigation, and Critical Race Theory.
Professor Leong is the author of over thirty law review articles. Her recent scholarship has appeared in the California Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, Harvard Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, Stanford Law Review, Virginia Law Review, and Yale Law Journal, among many others. She is also a contributor to popular media outlets including the New York Times, Washington Post, Atlantic, Slate, and Salon.
Professor Leong’s research was selected for presentation at the 2016 Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum held at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut. She was also the 2015 recipient of the Conference of Asian Pacific American Law Faculty 2015 Eric K. Yamamoto Award for excellence in scholarship and teaching.
Before entering academia, Professor Leong graduated magna cum laude from Northwestern University and attended Stanford Law School, where she graduated with distinction and was a member of the Stanford Law Review. After earning her law degree, she clerked for Judge Kermit Lipez of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Professor Leong has been a visitor at the UCLA School of Law and the Washington University School of Law.