Professor Janet Halley

Royall Professor of Law


Hauser 424
Terry Cyr 617/496-2392

Phone: (617) 496-0182
Fax: (617) 496-4947

Janet Halley is the Royall Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Before teaching here, she was Professor of Law at Stanford Law School (1991-2000) and Assistant Professor of English at Hamilton College (1980-85). She has a Ph.D. in English from UCLA (1980) and a J.D. from Yale Law School (1988).

Her books include Split Decisions: How and Why to Take a Break from Feminism, forthcoming from Princeton University Press in 2006; Left Legalism/Left Critique, co-edited with Wendy Brown (Duke University Press, 2002); Donít: A Readerís Guide to the Militaryís Anti-Gay Policy (Duke Univ. Press, 1999); and Seeking the Woman in Late Medieval and Renaissance Literature: Essays in Feminist Contextual Criticism, co-edited with Sheila Fisher (University of Tennessee Press, 1989).

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