Andrew P. Morriss
Andrew P. Morriss is the inaugural H. Ross and Helen Workman Professor of Law & Professor of Business. He is also a Research Fellow of the NYU Center for Labor and Employment Law, a Senior Fellow at the Property & Environment Research Center, Bozeman, Montana; a Senior Scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University; and a regular visiting professor at Universidad Francisco Marroquín, in Guatemala. Prior to coming to the University of Illinois, he served as Galen J. Roush Professor of Business Law and Regulation at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, where he was also associate dean from 2000 to 2003.
He received his A.B. degree from Princeton University, his J.D. and a masters degree in public affairs from The University of Texas at Austin, and his Ph.D. (Economics) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After law school he clerked for U.S. District Judge Barefoot Sanders in the Northern District of Texas and worked for two years at Texas Rural Legal Aid in Hereford and Plainview, Texas.
Professor Morriss is the author or coauthor of more than forty book chapters and scholarly articles, including Signaling and Precedent in Federal District Court Opinions (with Michael Heise and Gregory Sisk) 13 Supreme Court Economic Review 63-98 (2005); Defining What to Regulate: Silica & the Problem of Regulatory Categorization (with Susan E. Dudley), Administrative Law Review (forthcoming 2006); and The Public-Private Security Partnership: Counterterrorism Considerations for Employers in a Post-9/11 World, in Work Place Privacy Here and Abroad: Proceedings of the New York University 58th Annual Conference on Labor (Kluwer 2006). He is the co-editor of Cross-Border Human Resources, Labor and Employment Issues: Proceedings of the New York University 54th Annual Conference on Labor (Samuel Estreicher and Andrew Morriss, eds.) (Kluwer 2004); Property Stories (Gerald Korngold and Andrew Morriss, eds.) (Foundation Press, 2004); and The Common Law and the Environment (Roger Meiners and Andrew Morriss, eds.) (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000). His book on Regulation by Litigation (with Bruce Yandle and Andrew Dorchak) is forthcoming from Yale University Press. He also regularly writes for The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty and Books & Culture: A Christian Review.
Professor Morriss was recently named a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Energy Research.
Professor Morriss recently authored the Illinois’ Energy Outlook, a thorough examination of the energy situation in the state of Illinois. His chapter is contained in the 2008 edition of The Illinois Report, an extensive survey of statewide issues intended to serve as an information aide for Illinois’ political leaders. The Illinois Report is produced by the Institute of Government and Public Affairs.