Welcome to Our 2022-23 Visiting Professors

August 16, 2022

Please join me in welcoming our 2022-23 Northwestern Pritzker Law visiting faculty members. We are excited for all of the ways in which they will enrich our community in the coming year as they share their scholarship, teach courses, and participate in our events. I have included information on each of our new and returning visiting professors below, and all visitors who are joining us this fall can now be reached via their Northwestern emails. 

New Visiting Faculty Members 

  • Ibrahim Gassama, Visiting Professor of Law; Interim Director, Center for International Human Rights
    • University of Oregon Law School
    • June 1, 2022 through academic year 2022-2023
    • Teaching International Human Rights Law and International Criminal Law 
  • Elizabeth Katz, Jack N. Pritzker Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law
    • Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
    • Fall 2022
    • Teaching Criminal Law 
  • Cary Martin Shelby, J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation Distinguished Visiting Professor
    • Washington and Lee University School of Law
    • Academic year 2022-2023
    • Teaching Business Associations and Securities Regulation 
  • Tera Agyepong, Visiting Professor of Law
    • DePaul University
    • Spring 2023
    • Teaching Evidence and Legal History seminar 
  • Gregg Polsky, Visiting Professor of Law
    • University of Georgia School of Law
    • Spring 2023
    • Teaching Advanced Partnership Taxation and S Corporations 
  • Marc Spindelman, Visiting Professor of Law
    • Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
    • Spring 2023
    • Teaching Constitutional Law (LLMs) and Critical Theory/Critical Lawyering 
  • Lea Shepard, Visiting Professor of Law
    • Loyola University Chicago School of Law
    • Spring 2023
    • Teaching Bankruptcy Law 
  • Kyle Velte, Visiting Professor of Law
    • University of Kansas School of Law
    • Spring 2023
    • Teaching Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law 

Returning Visiting Faculty Members 

  • Maurine J. Berens, Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor of Law
    • Academic year 2022-2023
    • Teaching Communication and Legal Reasoning; Effective Professional Communication 

  • Evan Elsner, Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor of Law
    • Academic year 2022-2023
    • Teaching Communication and Legal Reasoning 
  • Pierre Legrand, Visiting Professor of Law
    • Spring 2023
    • Teaching Comparative Law 
  • Paul Pencak, Visiting Professor of Practice
    • Academic year 2022-2023
    • Teaching International Tax and Advanced International Corporate Tax Transactions 
  • Len Riskin, Visiting Professor of Law
    • Academic year 2022-2023 
  • Maria Amparo Grau Ruiz, Visiting Professor of Law
    • Academic year 2022-2023
    • Universidad Complutense de Madrid
    • Teaching European Union Taxation

We are very lucky to have these wonderful visitors to our law school this year.  I look forward to the opportunities we will all have to engage with them.   

Hari Osofsky