Previous Voyages: Spring 1990, Fall 1996, Summer 2001, Summer 2007, Summer 2010
Nancy Burkoff is an Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She earned her A.B. from the University of Michigan and her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh where she was an Executive Editor of the Law Review. She served as a career law clerk to a federal judge for fourteen years, and taught as an Adjunct Professor of Law for six of those years before joining the law faculty full-time. Her books and articles have focused on comparative civil law and common law jurisprudence, ineffective assistance of counsel, and state action. She represents the Law School on the University of Pittsburgh Faculty Assembly and on the University Senate, and serves on the University Board of Trustees Institutional Advancement Committee. She teaches Legal Reasoning & Analysis to first-year law students, and Advanced Legal Writing in the upper-level. She also teaches a comparative introduction to the foundations of American law and legal reasoning in the Law School’s Center for International Legal Education LL.M. program. She has been an invited lecturer on comparative legal systems at the University of Navarra, in Pamplona, Spain and at Bahcesehir University in Istanbul, Turkey.