Faculty Profiles

Thomas Ulen

Thomas S. Ulen

Visiting Professor
B.A. Dartmouth College, 1968
M.A. St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, 1972
Ph.D. Stanford University, 1979

Thomas Ulen teaches Law and Economics. He is the Swandlund Professor Emeritus at University of Illinois College of Law.

Ulen received his B.A. from Dartmouth College; his M.A. from St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford; and his Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University.

As a scholar, Ulen examines a variety of issues related to economics, legal scholarship, and legal education. He has recently completed work on two new books, Cognition, Rationality, and the Law (with Russell Korobkin; University of Chicago Press) and Foundations of Environmental Policy (with John B. Braden, Edward Elgar Publishers, Ltd.). His book, Law and Economics (with Robert Cooter), now in its fourth edition, has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Korean, French, and Russian.

Ulen was a member of the founding board of directors of the American Law and Economics Association and has served as a member of the editorial board of several professional journals.