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Neil Walker

Sidley Austin-Robert D. McLean Visiting Professor of Law (fall term)
Neil Walker is the Sidley Austin-Robert D. McLean Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the Regius Professor of Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations at Edinburgh University. His main area of expertise is constitutional theory, and he has published extensively on the constitutional dimension of legal order at different levels of government, as well as the relationship between security, law, and political community. Prior to his present chair at the University of Edinburgh, he was Professor of European Law of the European University Institute in Florence from 2000 to 2008 (and dean from 2002 to 2005) and Professor of Legal Constitutional Theory at the University of Aberdeen from 1995 to 2000. He has also been a visiting professor at multiple institutions across Europe and North America. Walker is a fellow of the British Academy and a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and he holds an honorary degree from the University of Uppsala.

Education
LL.D. (Honoris causa), University of Uppsala, 2011
Ph.D., University of Strathclyde, 1991
LL.B., University of Strathclyde, 1981

Courses Taught
Constitutional Litigation Seminar
European Union Law
Globalization and Legal Theory