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Kimberly Ferzan

Kimberly Ferzan is a Distinguished Professor of Law at Rutgers University, School of Law-Camden. She is a co-founder and co-director of the Rutgers Institute for Law and Philosophy, an associate graduate faculty member in the New Brunswick Philosophy Department, and co-editor in chief of Law and Philosophy. Prior to joining the Rutgers faculty, Ferzan clerked for Judge Marvin Katz in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and then worked as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Public Integrity Section, investigating and prosecuting criminal offenses committed by federal, state and local officials. She also served as a special assistant U.S. attorney in the District of Columbia. Ferzan is the author of numerous articles, and the co-author of Crime and Culpability: A Theory of Criminal Law (Cambridge University Press). Her paper, "Beyond Crime and Commitment," was selected for the 2013 American Philosophical Association's Berger Memorial Prize, for the best paper written in law and philosophy for the prior two years, and her paper, "Beyond Intention," was selected for the 2006 Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum. Ferzan was Professor of the Year in 2004 and 2010, and she received the campus-wide Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence in 2010.