Oxford Faculty

Tahirih V. Lee
Associate Professor
Florida State University

Professor Lee has a J.D. from Yale Law School and a Ph.D. in history from Yale University. She is a leading U.S. scholar on Chinese law and legal history. Before coming to FSU she taught at University of Minnesota Law School and Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Her teaching and research interests include Chinese law, international business transactions, comparative law, and alternative dispute resolution.


Elizabeth Fisher
Professor of Environmental Law
Faculty of Law and Corpus Christi College
University of Oxford

Dr. Fisher has B.A./LL.B. degrees from the University of South Wales and a D.Phil. from Oxford. She has been teaching law at Corpus Christi College of Oxford University since 2000 and teaches European Union law, environmental law and administrative law. Her areas of research expertise are comparative environmental law and risk regulation (including the EU and the US). In 2007 her book, Risk Regulation and Administrative Constitutionalism won the Society of Legal Scholars Peter Birks Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship.


Jeffrey Hackney
Emeritus Fellow and Lecturer
Wadham College, University of Oxford

Mr. Hackney holds M.A. and B.C.L. degrees from Oxford where he was a Vinerian Scholar. He is a member of Middle Temple and a senior Oxford faculty member, having served as Fellow and Tutor in Law at St. Edmund Hall from 1966 to 1976 and Fellow and Tutor in Law at Wadham College until his retirement in 2009. He is now an Emeritus Fellow of both colleges and continues to teach in the faculty. Mr. Hackney's special interests are legal history, Roman law, land law and equity.


Mark Seidenfeld
Patricia A. Dore Professor of Administrative Law
Florida State University

Professor Seidenfeld holds a J.D. from Stanford University, where he was a senior law review editor and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Professor Seidenfeld is one of the country’s leading scholars on federal administrative law and author of one of the most cited administrative law articles: “A Civic Republican Justification for the Bureaucratic State” (Harvard Law Review). He focuses on how administrative law might be structured to facilitate agencies implementing deliberative democracy with special attention to the law’s effect on the behavior and accountability of government institutions. He also has written about issues of constitutional law and legislation that bear on the interactions between the president, the executive branch generally, Congress and the courts. He has taught Administrative Law, Constitutional Law (Structure of Government), Legislation & Regulation, various courses on particular areas of regulation, including Regulation of Electric Power, Health Law & Policy, and Environmental Law, and Law & Economics.

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