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About James R. Hackney Jr.

Professor Hackney teaches in the areas of torts, corporate finance, corporations, critical race theory, and law and economics. Prior to joining the Northeastern faculty, Professor Hackney was an associate with the Los Angeles law firm of Irell & Manella. He was book review and comment editor of the Yale Law Journal during law school.
Professor Hackney's research focuses on intellectual history, torts, the mutual fund industry, law and economics, and critical race theory. He is the author of the acclaimed book, Under Cover of Science: American Legal-Economic Theory and the Quest for Objectivity (Duke University Press, 2007).


Present Faculty Director for Research, School of Law, Northeastern University
Present Professor of Law, Northeastern University

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Intellectual history, Torts, Mutual funds, Critical race theory, and Law and economics

Contact Information

41 Cargill Hall
Northeastern University
400 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

Articles (5)

Books (2)