I am delighted to announce the appointment of six new professors to Cardozo's full-time faculty. I am confident they will enrich our community with their innovative teaching and scholarship in areas including Tax Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Criminal Law and Race and the Law. I look forward to welcoming them in person soon.
Read more about them below.
Melanie Leslie '91
Dean and Dr. Samuel Belkin Professor of Law
Christine Kim, Professor of Law
Young Ran (Christine) Kim joins the Cardozo faculty as a Professor of Law. Kim is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law where she teaches Federal Income Tax, Taxation of Business Entities, and International Tax. Kim’s research centers on international tax, business tax, and taxation in the digital economy. Her paper “Blockchain Initiatives for Tax Administration” is forthcoming in the UCLA Law Review.
Luís Carlos Calderón Gómez, Assistant Professor of Law
Luís Calderón Gómez will join the Cardozo faculty as an Assistant Professor of Law. Calderón Gómez is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Tax Law at the NYU School of Law. He has taught Tax Policy Seminar and Taxation of Property Transactions and his research centers on tax law, law and philosophy and international law. Calderón Gómez’s work has been featured or is forthcoming in the Yale Journal of International Law and the Tax Law Review.
Jacob Victor, Associate Professor of Law
Jacob Victor will join the Cardozo faculty as Associate Professor of Law. He is an Assistant Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School where he teaches property and intellectual property. Victor’s research focuses on how the law impacts innovation, culture and the deployment of new technologies. Victor previously taught at NYU Law School and Albany Law School, and was an Associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in the intellectual property group where he litigated copyright, trademark and trade secret cases and advised clients in entertainment, art, music, technology and advertising.
Andrea Schneider, Professor of Law Director, Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution
Andrea Kupfer Schneider has been appointed Professor of Law and Director of the Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution, Professor Schneider is taking on the directorship from Professor Lela Love, who built Cardozo’s conflict resolution program into a Top Ten program in the field. Professor Love will remain on as Founding Director and will continue her work at the law school as Founding Director of the Kukin Program and Professor of Law. Professor Schneider is the director of the nationally ranked ADR program at Marquette University Law School in Wisconsin, where she has taught ADR, Negotiation, Ethics and International Conflict Resolution for more than two decades.
Saurabh Vishnubhakat, Professor Of Law
Saurabh Vishnubhakat has been a Professor of Law and Professor of Engineering at Texas A&M University since 2015. He is also a Research Fellow at the Duke Law Center for Innovation Policy. Professor Vishnubhakat’s expertise is in the areas of intellectual property, administrative law and federal litigation, especially from an empirical perspective. His legal writings have been cited in federal judicial opinions, agency regulations and over two dozen Supreme Court briefs.
Emmanuel Arnaud, Assistant Professor of Law
Emmanuel Hiram Arnaud will join the Cardozo faculty as an assistant professor on the tenure track. Arnaud is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Cornell Law School, where he teaches Criminal Law and a class called Race, the Constitution and American Empire. He previously worked as a fellowship attorney at Justice 360, where he assisted in post-conviction proceedings and conducted mitigation investigations throughout South Carolina in support of people who were on death row and people who were sentenced as juveniles to life without parole.