Julie Chi-hye Suk

Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law

(fall term)


Julie Chi-hye Suk is a Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Professor of Sociology, Political Science, and Liberal Studies at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). Prior to joining The CUNY Graduate Center, Suk was a law professor for 13 years at Cardozo Law School in New York, and taught as a visiting professor at the law schools at Harvard, Columbia, University of Chicago, and UCLA. She has lectured widely in the United States and Europe and has been a visiting fellow at the European University Institute in Florence and LUISS-Guido Carli in Rome. She has a J.D. from Yale Law School, where she studied on a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans and a D.Phil. in Politics from Oxford University, where she held a Marshall Scholarship.

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Faculty Assistant


Barbara Consiglio

Education & Curriculum Vitae


D.Phil., Oxford University, 2004

J.D., Yale Law School, 2003

M.Sc., Oxford University, 1998

A.B., Harvard University, 1997

Courses Taught


  • Procedure

Julie Chi-hye Suk is a Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Professor of Sociology, Political Science, and Liberal Studies at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). Prior to joining The CUNY Graduate Center, Suk was a law professor for 13 years at Cardozo Law School in New York, and taught as a visiting professor at the law schools at Harvard, Columbia, University of Chicago, and UCLA. She has lectured widely in the United States and Europe and has been a visiting fellow at the European University Institute in Florence and LUISS-Guido Carli in Rome. She has a J.D. from Yale Law School, where she studied on a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans and a D.Phil. in Politics from Oxford University, where she held a Marshall Scholarship.

Suk is an interdisciplinary and comparative legal scholar, researching equality at the intersection of law, history, sociology, and politics in the United States and globally. She has authored dozens of articles and book chapters about comparative constitutional law; the procedural implementation of equality norms in the United States and Europe; gender quotas; and women, work, and family. Her publications include, Are Gender Stereotypes Bad for Women? Rethinking Antidiscrimination Law and Work-Family Conflict, 110 Columbia Law Review 1 (2010); An Equal Rights Amendment for the Twenty-First Century: Bringing Global Constitutionalism Home, 28 Yale Journal of Law and Feminism 381 (2017); and Constitutions and Economic Inequality, 85 University of Chicago Law Review 369 (with Rosalind Dixon) (2018).

Her 2020 book, We the Women: The Unstoppable Mothers of the Equal Rights Amendment, describes the ERA’s long legislative history. She is a frequent commentator in the media on legal issues affecting women, including in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Democracy Now, Bloomberg Law, and CBS News.