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USC Gould School of Law faculty are available to talk with members of the news media on a variety of topics. You can search by name, title, or area of expertise; if you need further assistance, please contact Gilien Silsby, Director of Media Relations, at 213-740-9690 (office), 213-500-8673 (cell) or gsilsby@law.usc.edu.

To view a complete list of all experts, click here. You may also search by name, title, or area of expertise.


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Daria Roithmayr

Daria Roithmayr

George T. and Harriet E. Pfleger Chair in Law


Specialization: An expert on hate crimes, affirmative action and immigration reform

Phone: (213) 740-6228


Areas of Expertise:

  • hate speech and hate crimes
  • affirmative action
  • feminist issues
  • racial discrimination
  • sexual harassment
  • immigration reform
  • race in politics
  • education and urban development
  • presidential and congressional politics
  • Supreme Court nominations
  • civil litigation
  • white-collar crime
  • evidence questions at trial
  • tobacco litigation

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Edward Kleinbard

Edward Kleinbard

Ivadelle and Theodore Johnson Professor of Law and Business


Specialization: Expert in federal tax policy, tax aspects of health care and financial markets, and international taxation

Phone: (213) 740-4582


Areas of Expertise:

  • federal corporate taxation
  • international taxation
  • federal tax policy
  • tax aspects of health care
  • taxation of financial markets and instruments
  • federal tax legislative process
  • including its intersection with budget process

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Kim Shayo Buchanan

Kim Shayo Buchanan

Associate Professor of Law and Gender Studies


Specialization: Specializes in constitutional law, international and comparative human rights law, prisoners’ rights, reproductive rights, race, gender and sexuality.

Phone: (213) 821-4411


Areas of Expertise:

  • Constitutional law
  • international human rights law
  • prisoners’ rights
  • reproductive rights
  • race gender and sexuality
  • prisoners’ rights against sexual abuse
  • sexual dimensions of gender equality
  • Prop. 8
  • same-sex marriage

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Directory Search

USC Gould School of Law faculty are available to talk with members of the news media on a variety of topics. You can search by name, title, or area of expertise; if you need further assistance, please contact Gilien Silsby, Director of Media Relations, at 213-740-9690 (office), 213-500-8673 (cell) or gsilsby@law.usc.edu.

To view a complete list of all experts, click here. You may also search by name, title, or area of expertise.


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