Faculty & Scholarship

GW Law faculty members are scholars and practitioners with strong reputations in the legal community. Our faculty members are among the most cited law faculty in the nation, appearing in print, online, and on air, in world-renowned media outlets. But first and foremost, each faculty member is devoted to teaching.

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In the Spotlight

Karen Thornton

Karen Da Ponte Thornton

Incoming Director of the Government Procurement Law Program
Associate Professor of Research and Writing

"There is something undeniably special about GW Law's community and within that, the Government Procurement Law community is one of the most well-established and generous in its mentorship and support of current students and alumni. I'm very excited to champion this program."



Faculty Headlines

Arturo Carillo

A More Perfect Internet: Promoting Digital Civility and Combating Cyber-Violence

Watch Professor Arturo J. Carrillo's discussion at Harvard Law School on negative online behavior and cyber-violence.

Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

Professor Naomi Cahn's New Book on Family Structure and Elder Care

Upcoming Faculty Events


In the News

"Media Watchers Blame Hostility Toward Reporters on Trump"

May 25, 2017

Jonathan Turley is quoted in the Associated Press about the case of a Montana congressional candidate accused of assaulting a reporter.

"Bipartisan War Authorization Bill Would Make Trump '21st Century Version of King George III'"

May 25, 2017

Jonathan Turley is quoted in U.S. News & World Report about a 2001 war authorization against al-Qaida and presidential war-making.

"Criticism of GOP Congressman's Health Vote Deleted from His Facebook Page"

May 25, 2017

Sara Rosenbaum is quoted in STAT about the GOP's characterization of its Medicaid plan.