Jeannie Suk Gersen

Jeannie Suk Gersen

John H. Watson, Jr. Professor of Law Harvard Law School

Academic Positions

  • Present2016

    John H. Watson, Jr. Professor of Law

    Harvard Law School

  • 20162011

    Professor of Law

    Harvard Law School

  • 20122012

    Visiting Scholar

    Columbia Law School

  • 20112006

    Assistant Professor of Law

    Harvard Law School

  • 20102009

    Senior Fellow

    Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard

  • 20062005

    Alexander Fellow

    NYU School of Law

Education

  • 2002

    J.D.

    Harvard Law School

  • 1999

    D.Phil Modern Languages

    Oxford University

  • 1995

    B.A. Literature

    Yale University

Honors and Awards

  • 2016
    Albert M. Sacks-Paul A. Freund Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 2010
    Guggenheim Fellowship
  • 2010
    Herbert Jacob Prize for Best Book, Law & Society Association
  • 2013
    Best Lawyers Under 40, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • 2012
    Fellow of the MacDowell Colony
  • 2016
    Hunter College High School Distinguished Graduate
  • 2011
    Trailblazer Award, Korean American Lawyers' Association of Greater New York
  • 1995
    Marshall Scholarship
  • 2001
    Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
  • 2013
    Federalist Society Intellectual Diversity Award
  • 2010
    Top Woman of Law, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
  • 2013
    Pony Chung Award

Clerkships

  • 20032004

    Justice David H. Souter

    Supreme Court of the United States

  • 20022003

    Judge Harry T. Edwards

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

Bar Admissions

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    Massachusetts

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    New York