Guyora Binder is the SUNY Distinguished Professor, Hodgson Russ Faculty Scholar, and University at Buffalo Distinguished Professor at the University at Buffalo School of Law. He was formerly law clerk to federal Judge Jack B. Weinstein, Dana Fellow of Comparative Jurisprudence at UCLA, a visiting professor at the University of Michigan, Georgetown University, and Vanderbilt University Law Schools and the Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor of Human Rights at Stanford Law School. He has been Vice Dean for Research and Faculty Development since 2012 and is a past Chair of the President’s Review Board.
Binder has written in the areas of legal theory, criminal law, constitutional history, and international law. He is the author of Treaty Conflict and Political Contradiction (Praeger, 1988), Felony Murder (Stanford, 2012), Criminal Law: The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law (Oxford, 2016) and co-author of Criminal Law: Cases and Materials (Wolters Kluwer, formerly Little, Brown), 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016) and Literary Criticisms of Law (Princeton, 2000). His work has appeared in the Yale Law Journal, the University of Chicago Law Review, the Stanford Law Review, the Texas Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the Georgetown Law Journal, the Boston University Law Review, the Notre Dame Law Review, the Cardozo Law Review, and the University of Toronto Law Review and the Yale Journal of Law and Humanities.