Amy Coney Barrett
Diane and M.O. Miller II Research Professor of Law
In September 2014, Amy Coney Barrett was appointed to a three-year term as the Diane and M.O. Miller II Research Professor of Law. A member of the Notre Dame Law School faculty since 2002, Professor Barrett focuses her research and teaching on constitutional law, statutory interpretation, and the federal courts, and has been published in these areas in leading law journals like the Cornell Law Review, the Texas Law Review, and the Virginia Law Review. She received the Law School’s Distinguished Professor of the Year award in 2006, and has spoken widely at conferences and symposia on campus and at institutions around the country. A ’97 alum of the Notre Dame Law School, she graduated summa cum laude, and was awarded the Hoynes Prize, given to the graduate with the best record in scholarship, deportment, and achievement. She was also executive editor of the Notre Dame Law Review, and a Kiley Fellow.
The Diane and M.O. Miller II Research Professor of Law was established by Diane and M.O. Miller. A 1966 graduate of the University, M.O. has served on the Notre Dame Law School Advisory Council for the since 1983.