Alison LaCroix


Alison LaCroix is Professor of Law and Ludwig and Hilde Wolf Teaching Scholar at the Law School. She is also an associate member of the University of Chicago Department of History. She is the author of The Ideological Origins of American Federalism (Harvard University Press, 2010) and the co-editor of Subversion and Sympathy: Gender, Law, and the British Novel (Oxford University Press, 2012). LaCroix’s teaching and research interests include legal history, federalism, constitutional law, federal jurisdiction, civil procedure, law and linguistics, and law and literature.