Faculty

Catherine Albiston

Faculty Director
Berkeley Law

Catherine Albiston received her Ph.D. (2001) and J.D. (1993) from the University of California, Berkeley, and received her M.A. (1989) and B.A. (1987) from Stanford University. Albiston taught at the University of Wisconsin before joining the Berkeley law faculty in 2003.

An interdisciplinary scholar engaged in the empirical study of law and society, she is interested in the relationship between law and social change. Her book, Institutional Inequality and the Mobilization of the Family and Medical Leave Act: Rights on Leave (Cambridge Press 2010) explores...

Lauren Edelman

Lauren B. Edelman is the Agnes Roddy Robb Professor of Law and Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. Before joining the Berkeley Law faculty in 1996, she was a member of the sociology and law faculties at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. At UC Berkeley, she served as Director of the Center for the Study of Law and Society from 2004-2009 and as Chair and Associate Dean for Jurisprudence and Social Policy from 2010-2013. Edelman is the winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship, has twice been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences at...

Catherine Fisk

Catherine Fisk joined the Berkeley Law faculty as the Barbara Nachtrieb Armstrong Professor of Law in 2017. She was Chancellor’s Professor of Law and a member of the founding faculty of the University of California, Irvine Law School from 2008 to 2017. Fisk was the Douglas Blount Maggs Professor of Law at Duke University from 2004 to 2008, and before that, she was a professor at the University of Southern California Law School and Loyola Law School of Los Angeles. She regularly teaches Labor Law, Employment Law, and Employment Discrimination, along with Civil Procedure, First Amendment,...