Lee Epstein is the Ethan A. H. Shepley Professor and Distinguished Professor at Washington University of St. Louis. She earned her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D in political science from Emory University. She has studied law and judicial decision making and behavior. She is a Principal Investigator for the U.S. Supreme Court Database Project and co-director of the Center for Empirical Research in the Law. She is currently a visiting scholar at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the University of Bergen in Norway.
Her work has had substantial impacts on the field. Her book with Jack Knight, The Choices Justices Make, was recognized with a Lasting Contribution Award and a Pritchett Award for the Best Book on Law and Courts. Constitutional Law for a Changing America, which she wrote with Thomas Walker, was the recipient of the Teaching and Mentoring Award from the American Political Science Association.
She is a professor of constitutional law, the Supreme Court, research methods and judicial decision making. In 2016, she was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association. Epstein has been awarded 12 research grants from the National Science Foundation, which has funded her years of research.
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Lee Epstein is an American political scientist who is currently the Ethan A. H. Shepley Professor and Distinguished Professor at Washington University in St. Louis.Source: Wikipedia
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