Teaching & Learning
Professor of Law
Courses you teach
Administrative Law; Torts; Public Health Law; Courts and Politics Seminar.
Classroom tactics for engaging your students
I love working through the hypotheticals, doing group work, and providing an opportunity for role playing.
Best advice to students coping with the stresses of law school
Remember it’s a first step, and very few things are unfixable. Take care of yourself: eat well, sleep when you can, exercise. Remember that it’s stressful but also exciting—learning and growing, preparing to do meaningful work.
Greatest source of satisfaction as a teacher
Hearing from graduates how what they learned from me helps them in practice.
Initiatives you’ve spearheaded
Creating the government concentration. Setting up projects and conferences on vaccines.
Issues that spark your passion
Vaccines, bureaucracy, government accountability.
Particularly meaningful honor
Immunization Champion Award from the California Immunization Coalition.