Prof. Amy Gajda


speaker Prof. Amy Gajda

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Amy Gajda is the Class of 1937 Professor of Law at Tulane. She is an internationally recognized scholar in privacy, media law, torts, and the law of higher education. Prior to joining Tulane’s fauclty in 2010, she held faculty appointments in both the law and journalism schools at the University of Illinois and practiced law in Washington, D.C.  She has been a visiting professor at Brooklyn Law School and at law schools in Europe and China. She has authored numerous articles, published in the California Law Review, Georgia Law Review, American Historical Review, among others. She has authored several books, including The Trials of Academe (Harvard 2009) and The First Amendment Bubble: How Privacy and Paparazzi Threaten a Free Press (Harvard 2015). She has chaired the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Defamation and Privacy and its Section on Mass Communication twice, and she has also led the Law and Policy Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. She was appointed by the American Law Institute to serve as an Adviser for its new Restatement on Defamation and Privacy, a multi-year project that begins in 2020.