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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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Rebecca Brown

Rebecca Brown

Newton Professor of Constitutional Law


Specialization: Constitutional law theorist, specializing in judicial review and its relationship to individual liberty under the U.S. Constitution.

Phone: (213) 740-1892


Areas of Expertise:

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Constitutional law
  • Judicial review

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Jody David Armour

Jody David Armour

Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law


Specialization: Expert on lawsuits, celebrity trials and racial profiling

Phone: (213) 740-2559


Areas of Expertise:

  • tort personal injury claims
  • tort reform movement
  • race crime and law
  • racial discrimination especially against African Americans
  • racial profiling
  • stereotypes
  • prejudice and law
  • cultural diversity
  • sexual predators
  • sex offenders
  • celebrity trials
  • criminal defense and prosecution
  • trial advocacy
  • criminal justice
  • sentencing
  • criminal appeals
  • defamation of character
  • slander
  • libel

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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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