Robert Anderson IV, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Law
Office: School of Law (SOL)
Robert Anderson received his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2000, and was associated with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP from 2000 to 2003 where his practice focused on mergers and acquisitions and financial institutions regulation. In 2008, he received his Ph.D. in Political Science at Stanford University, where his fields included American Politics, Political Organizations, and Political Methodology (Statistics).
Professor Anderson's primary research interests are corporate and securities law, positive political theory of the judiciary, and quantitative and empirical approaches to law. In particular, he has worked extensively on modeling judicial behavior and developing computational and empirical techniques for analyzing corporate transactions and corporate governance.
Professor Anderson has published in the American Political Science Review, the Harvard Journal of Law & Policy, the University of Miami Law Review, and The George Washington Law Review. In addition, he has presented on panels at the Midwest Political Science Association and the American Political Science Association annual meetings, and is a reviewer for the American Political Science Review.
This academic year Professor Anderson will teach Contracts, Corporations, and Admiralty and Law of the Sea.(Less)