Visiting Professor Barry Cushman


Author: Susan Good

cushman Visiting Professor Barry Cushman is James Monroe Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of History at the University of Virginia. Professor Cushman returned to Virginia in 1998 from the faculty of the St. Louis University School of Law, where he received the Thompson Coburn Faculty Scholarship Award and was twice voted Student Bar Association Teacher of the Year. Before entering law teaching he clerked for Judge Richard F. Neely of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and practiced law with Riordan & McKinzie in Los Angeles. In 1990-91 he was the Samuel I. Golieb Fellow in Legal History at New York University School of Law. His book, Rethinking the New Deal Court: The Structure of a Constitutional Revolution (Oxford University Press), was awarded the American Historical Association’s 1998 Littleton-Griswold Prize in American Law and Society. In 2003, he was honored with the University of Virginia’s All-University Teaching Award. Professor Cushman received his B.A. from Amherst College, his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia, and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.