Savannah Law School (SLS) Associate Professor Andrew Wright has been named the 2016-2017 Professor of the Year. Professor of the Year is an award voted upon by the students of Savannah Law School.
Professor Wright teaches constitutional law, criminal law, criminal procedure, presidential powers, and federal criminal law. He joined the law faculty after serving in the White House as Associate Counsel to President Barack Obama. His research focuses on separation-of-powers conflict in matters of congressional oversight and national security. He is a Founding Editor of Just Security, an online forum on national security, international law, and human rights hosted by N.Y.U. School of Law.
Professor Wright graduated magna cum laude from Washington & Lee University with a B.A. in Politics. He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. Professor Wright is a Harry S. Truman Scholar and a member of the Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha, and Phi Eta Sigma honor societies.
Many congratulations, Professor Wright! This award is so well deserved. We know that you will continue to positively affect the students of Savannah Law School and embody the spirit of the SLS community for many years to come! We thank you for all that you have accomplished thus far.