Claire Hill

Claire Hill
Professor & James L. Krusemark Chair in Law, University of Minnesota Law School

Claire Hill teaches at the University of Minnesota Law School, where she is Professor and James L. Krusemark Chair in Law. She heads the Law School's Institute for Law and Rationality, co-heads its Institute for Law and Economics, and is an Affiliated Faculty Member of the University's Center for Cognitive Sciences.  Professor Hill teaches and publishes in business law, law and economics, and behavioral law and economics. Several of her articles have won prizes or been featured in compendiums of noteworthy articles.  Her work has analyzed the behavior and psychology of important business actors such as institutional investors, corporate managers and bankers, and has argued for law and policy responses taking such an analysis into account. She is presently researching the extent to which people's beliefs and mental states affect their worldviews, especially their views about government. She has given several endowed lectures on subjects at the intersection of law, psychology and language.  


B.A. Philosophy, University of Chicago. J.D. Summa cum laude, American University, Washington College of Law. LL.M Columbia University School of Law. J.S.D., Columbia University School of Law.


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