Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Columbia University
Elizabeth Emens is an Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. Her principal areas of research and teaching include disability law, family law, anti-discrimination law, contracts law, and law and sexuality. Her publications about disability law and theory include Intimate Discrimination: The State’s Role in the Accidents of Sex and Love (Harvard Law Review, 2009); Integrating Accommodation (University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 2008); Shape Stops Story (Narrative, 2007); and a work in progress entitled Framing Disability.
Emens was the Bigelow Fellow and lecturer in law at the University of Chicago Law School from 2003 to 2005. She clerked for Judge Robert D. Sack, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, from 2002 to 2003. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association and American Bar Association. Elizabeth Emens earned her J.D. from Yale University; her Ph.D. from King's College, Cambridge, where she was a Marshall Scholar; and her B.A. from Yale University.