Brian Soucek is a law professor at UC Davis, where he teaches constitutional law, civil procedure, and antidiscrimination law. He previously taught at the University of Chicago and Columbia University. He also clerked for the late Mark R. Kravitz, United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut, and the Hon. Guido Calabresi of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. He interned for the US Department of Justice and New York City Law Department’s Appeals Division. Soucek’s work has been cited by the Supreme Court and the Sixth and Seventh Circuits, referenced and excerpted in leading casebooks in Immigration Law, Civil Procedure, and Sexual Orientation Law, discussed by the Wall Street Journal, and honored with the Dukeminier Award from UCLA’s Williams Institute. Soucek recently served as Chair of the University of California’s Committee on Academic Freedom, a Fellow with UC’s National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement, led the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Law and the Humanities, and served a three-year term as a Trustee of the American Society for Aesthetics. He has a Ph.D. from Columbia University, where he was awarded the Core Preceptor Prize for his teaching; and a JD from Yale Law School, where he was the Comments Editor for the Yale Law Journal, a Coker Fellow in Procedure, and won the Munson Prize for his work in the school’s immigration clinic.