Elina Treyger

Assistant Professor of Law (On Leave)

BA, Cornell University; JD, Harvard Law School; PhD, Harvard University

Professional Information

  • Social Science Research Network Home Page
  • Subjects Taught: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Immigration Policy
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Comparative Law (Russia and the former Soviet countries), Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Empirical Legal Studies, Immigration Policy, Law and Society

Biographical Sketch

Assistant Professor Elina Treyger is currently on leave from the law school. She joined the Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University in 2011. From 2014 to 2015, she was an Academy Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Prior to joining the Scalia Law faculty, Professor Treyger clerked for the Honorable Danny J. Boggs of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and was an Olin/Searle Fellow at Yale Law School. She is a 2007 graduate of Harvard Law School and holds a PhD in political science from Harvard University. Her main research interests encompass subjects in criminal procedure and criminal justice institutions, immigration law and policy, the relationship between demographic change and public order, and law and social order in the former Soviet countries.