Professor Griffin joined the faculty in 1989 after serving as a Bigelow Fellow at the University of Chicago and research instructor in law at New York University. He has published over 30 articles, book chapters, and reviews focusing on constitutional law and theory. He published American Constitutionalism: From Theory to Politics
in 1996 with Princeton University Press and coedited a reader, Constitutional Theory: Arguments and Perspectives
with Lexis in 2007. In 2000, he received the Sumter Marks Award in recognition of his publications. In 2002, he received the Felix Frankfurter Distinguished Teaching Award from the graduating class. He is a member of the American Political Science Association and helped organize a joint AALS/APSA Conference on Constitutional Law held in 2002. He was chair of the AALS section on Constitutional Law for 2006. He served as Vice Dean of Academic Affairs from 2001-04 and 2006-09 and as Interim Dean during 2009-10. His book, Long Wars and the Constitution
, will be published by Harvard University Press in 2013.
Professor Griffin's CV | SSRN author page
Fall 2012 - Constitutional Law: 14th Amendment; Constitutional Theory Seminar
Spring 2013 - Constitutional Law I
Other courses -Introduction to Jurisprudence