Albany Law Names Farley Distinguished Professor, Grahn-Farley Associate Professor

Albany Law Names Farley Distinguished Professor

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Date: 11/13/2007


Anthony Paul Farley

Anthony Paul Farley has been named the James Campbell Matthews Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence at Albany Law School. Since July, Prof. Farley has been a Visiting Professor of Law. He was previously Associate Professor of Law at Boston College Law School. He received a B.A. from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Prof. Farley specializes in Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure and Legal Theory.

In 2006-2007 Prof. Farley was honored as the 11th holder of the Haywood Burns Chair in Civil Rights at CUNY School of Law. In 2005, the Boston College Black Law Students Association honored him as the first recipient of The Anthony Paul Farley Excellence in Teaching Award, an annual teaching award bearing his name.

Maria Grahn-Farley is now Associate Professor of Law. She has been a Visiting Assistant Professor since July. Before joining the faculty at Albany Law School, Prof. Grahn-Farley was a faculty adviser at Harvard University and a visiting scholar at Boston College. She is currently an S.J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School. She completed the LL.M. program (degree waived) at Harvard Law School in 2005 and holds an LL.M. from the Gothenburg University School of Economics and Commercial Law, Gothenburg, Sweden. Prof. Grahn-Farley's focus is on International Law and Human Rights, specifically International Child Rights.

Prof. Grahn-Farley was awarded the Harvard Law School Gammon Fellowship in 2004-2005 and the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of California in 2002-2003. She works with International Child Rights and served on the National Board for save the Children, Sweden before coming to the USA. ​