2017 Faculty Scholarship Award Winners

Each year the dean of the law school selects the internal Faculty Scholarship Award Winners considering the recommendations of a committee composed of the previous year's winners. The Committee on Scholarship for 2016 was composed of Professors Jonas Anderson, Jennifer Daskal, Lewis Grossman, and David Snyder.

2017 Faculty Scholarship Awards and winners are as follows:

Emalee C. Godsey Scholars

Created in honor of the late Emalee Godsey, WCL Registrar from 1971 to 1986. Mrs. Godsey was a friend, counselor and confidant to many of our students and faculty. Scholarship from any field is eligible for this award:

  • Paul Figley, The Judgment Fund: America’s Deepest Pocket and Its Susceptibility to Executive Branch Misuse, U. Pa. J. Const. L. 145 (2015).
  • Ezra Rosser, Destabilizing Property, 48 Conn. L. Rev. 397 (2015).

Pauline Ruyle Moore Scholars

This award was established in honor of this alumna by her husband to recognize an outstanding scholar each year in the area of public law:

  • Janie Chuang, Giving as Governance? Philanthrocapitalism and Modern-Day Slavery Abolitionism, 62 UCLA L. Rev. 1516 (2015).
  • Brenda Smith, Boys, Rape, and Masculinity: Reclaiming Boys’ Narratives of Sexual Violence in Custody, 93 N.C. L. Rev. 1559 (2015).

Robert & Billie Jo Kaufman Library Faculty Scholarship Award

Established by Robert and Billie Jo Kaufman to recognize the scholarship of a Pence Law librarian:

2016 Faculty Scholarship Award Winners