Academic Life

Faculty/Affiliates

NYU Law is an intellectual powerhouse, attracting leading scholars and practitioners at the top of their field. You can view the Reiss Center’s Faculty Directors; see a list of NYU Law faculty focusing on law and security; and learn more about the Reiss Center on Law and Security’s Fellows and Affiliates.

Courses

NYU Law offers a wide range of courses on national security and related topics, many of them taught by the Reiss Center’s affiliated faculty and fellows. From offerings in core national security topics, to courses in cybersecurity, international law, comparative and foreign law, administrative law, immigration law, and constitutional law, students are ideally positioned to pursue a well-rounded academic experience that will prepare them for careers and scholarship in the field of national security.

We encourage you to explore these opportunities to learn from top practitioners and academics. See the fall 2019 courses led by our faculty directors and affiliates, or browse a full list of current course offerings.

Examples of past offerings include: National Security Law; National Security Law and Policy Seminar; The National Security Executive, the Courts and the Constitution; Intelligence Gathering and Law Enforcement: Post 9/11 Seminar; Questions of Transparency in Government and Politics Seminar; Judging National Security: a Comparative Perspective; Lawyers and Leaders: Professional Responsibility in Government; Role of the Lawyer in Public life, Power Wars and War Powers; Lincoln, the Civil War, and the Constitution Seminar; Presidential Powers; Foreign Relations Law of the United States Seminar; Presidents and the Law; Cybersecurity Law and Technology Seminar; International Humanitarian Law; Emerging Topics on AI, Cybersecurity, and Law; International Investment Law and Arbitration; International Investment in Developing Countries—China and Africa; Human Rights, Civil Society, and the Internet in China; Military Law; Immigration Law; Complex Federal Investigations Seminar, Rule of Law; Communicating Academic Work to Policymakers Seminar.

Scholarship

NYU Law faculty produce cutting-edge research and scholarship in the field of law and security. Work by the Reiss Center and its Fellows is also compiled on our Publications page.