B.A., Carleton College
J.D., Georgetown University
Christian B. Sundquist is the Director of Faculty Research and Scholarship and a Professor of Law at Albany Law School. Recently named as one of the leading national scholars on issues of technology, race and innovation by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies (a national research and policy institution), his principal research interest lies at the intersection of biotechnology, race and law. He has presented widely on a variety of issues in the fields of constitutional law, evidence law, critical race theory, bioethics and education reform, and his publications have appeared in numerous academic journals (including the
Harvard Blackletter Law Journal,
NYU Annual Survey of American Law,
Columbia Journal of Race & Law,
Washington & Lee Journal of Civil Rights, Berkeley Journal of African-American Law and Policy, Annals of Health Law, and
Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy). Professor Sundquist recently received an appointment as a
Professor of Psychology with the University at Albany to pursue grant-funded interdisciplinary research, and has served as a
Visiting Scholar with the prestigious Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was appointed this year to the
Executive Board for the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Minority Groups section, as well as to the
Executive Board for the AALS Evidence section.
Professor Sundquist teaches Evidence, Advanced Evidence, Federal Jurisdiction and Practice, Immigration Law and Policy, and Economic Justice at the law school. He is a member of the Society of American Law Teachers, the Capital District Black and Hispanic Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the New York State Bar Association. Before entering academia, Professor Sundquist practiced in the litigation group at Chadbourne & Parke LLP in New York, N.Y., an internationally-known law firm.
Much of his scholarship may be found on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) at