Lee Epstein is the Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. She is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
A recipient of 12 grants from the National Science Foundation for her work on law and legal institutions, Epstein has authored or co-authored over 100 articles and essays, as well as 15 books.
Professor Epstein is a co-editor of the Journal of Law, Economics & Organization and a Principal Investigator of the U.S. Supreme Court Database. In 2017 she will be a visiting professor at Hebrew University.