People of the Democratic Statecraft Lab
Professor of Law, UVA School of Law
Mila Versteeg is the class of 1941 Research Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law. She is also the director of the Law School’s Human Rights Program. In 2017, she was named a fellow at the Andrew Carnegie Foundation of New York. Her research and teaching interests include comparative constitutional law, public international law and empirical legal studies. Most of her research deals with the origins, evolution and effectiveness of provisions in the world’s constitutions. Her publications have, amongst others, appeared in the California Law Review, the New York University Law Review, the University of Chicago Law Review, the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Legal Studies, the Journal of Law and Economics, the American Journal of International Law, and the Journal of Law, Economics and Organization. A number of her works have been translated into Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese and Turkish.