Michael S. Greve to Join Mason Law Faculty in Fall 2012

Professor Michael S. GreveGeorge Mason University School of Law Dean Daniel D. Polsby has announced that Michael S. Greve will join the law school faculty as Professor of Law in fall 2012. “We are delighted to be joined by one of the deepest and most original students of the American public order,” Polsby remarked in making the announcement.

Greve currently is John G. Searle Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he specializes in constitutional law, courts, and business regulation and serves as chairman of the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Prior to joining AEI, Greve was founder and co-director of the Center for Individual Rights, a public interest law firm specializing in constitutional litigation.

Greve has served as an adjunct professor at a number of universities, including Cornell and Johns Hopkins Universities, and has been a visiting professor at Boston College since 2004. He was awarded a PhD and an MA in government by Cornell University. Greve also earned a Diploma from the University of Hamburg in Germany.

A prolific writer, Greve is the author of nine books and a multitude of articles appearing in scholarly publications, as well as numerous editorials, short articles, and book reviews. He is a frequent speaker for professional and scholarly organizations and has made many appearances on radio and television.

In addition Greve has provided congressional and state legislative testimony, has lobbied and consulted in federal agency proceedings, and has provided litigation services and management in over 30 cases, including matters before the U.S. Supreme Court.