James Hackney

Dean and Professor of Law, Northeastern University

James Hackney

James Hackney is Dean of Northeastern University School of Law. He teaches and conducts research in intellectual history, torts, corporate finance, corporations, the mutual fund industry, law and economics, and critical race theory. He is the author of two acclaimed books: "Under Cover of Science: American Legal-Economic Theory and the Quest for Objectivity" (Duke University Press, 2007) and "Legal Intellectuals in Conversation: Reflections on the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory" (New York University Press, 2012). He hold an A.B. from the University of Southern California and a J.D. from Yale.