Apply to be a Wachtell Fellow in Behavioral Law & Economics

As part of the Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Program in Behavioral Law, Finance and Economics, the University of Chicago Law School awards two-year, post-graduate fellowships for aspiring academics. The Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Fellow will have the opportunity to produce scholarship, teach a course or seminar on a topic of her choosing, and participate in the Law School’s intellectual community, including attending and presenting at conferences and faculty workshops. The program is designed to provide the Fellow with substantial time for writing and research, along with significant research funding where appropriate.

The fellowship is open to any individual with a JD, PhD, or similar degree who intends to pursue a career as an academic and has a significant research and teaching interest in behavioral law & economics.

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If you have questions about the fellowship, please contact Professor Jonathan S. Masur.

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Placements for Wachtell Fellows
Name Academic Years Institution
Kyle Rozema 2017-19 Washington University in St. Louis
Spencer Smith 2019-20 Law clerk to Justice Sonia Sotomayor