Douglas Kysar

Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law

J.D., Harvard Law School, 1998

B.A., Indiana University, 1995

Courses Taught
  • Climate Change and Animals
  • Animal Law
  • Constitutions and the Environment
  • The Law of Climate Change
  • Torts I
  • Law, Environment and Religion: A Communion of Subjects
  • Products Liability
Douglas Kysar

Professor Douglas Kysar is Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School and faculty co-director of the Law, Ethics and Animals Program. His teaching and research areas include torts, animal law, environmental law, climate change, products liability, and risk regulation. Kysar was previously on the faculty at Cornell Law School. He received his B.A. summa cum laude from Indiana University in 1995 and his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1998. Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable William G. Young of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.