2023 Lux et Veritas Faculty Prize winner John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law at Yale Law School

Lux et Veritas Faculty Prize Lecture with Prof. Amy Chua

John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law at Yale Law School Amy Chua receives the 2023 Lux et Veritas Faculty Prize and delivers her lecture.

Date & Time
October 26, 2023, 4:30 pm
The Study at Yale
1157 Chapel St,
New Haven, CT
This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

To secure your spot, email isabelle@buckleyinstitute.com by Thursday, October 19th.

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John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law at Yale Law School Amy Chua was named the winner of the 2023 Lux et Veritas Faculty Prize in recognition of her efforts to foster intellectual diversity for students in and out of the classroom. She will receive her $10,00 award and plaque, and speak in honor of the recognition.

A reception to follow.

Amy Chua is the John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Professor Chua received both her A.B. and J.D. degrees from Harvard University. While at Harvard Law School, Professor Chua was Executive Editor of the Harvard Law Review. She then clerked for Chief Judge Patricia M. Wald on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and, prior to entering academics in 1994, practiced with the Wall Street firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. Professor Chua joined the Yale Law School faculty in 2001. Her expertise is in international business transactions, law and development, ethnic conflict, and globalization and the law. Her first book, World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability was a New York Times bestseller and selected by both The Economist and the U.K.’s Guardian as a Best Book of 2003. She is also the author of the critically acclaimed Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance — and Why They Fall, the 2011 memoir Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, and the New York Times bestseller, The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups, coauthored with Jed Rubenfeld. Her latest book is Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations (Penguin, 2018)

Professor Chua has appeared on Good Morning AmericaThe Today ShowThe Colbert ReportCharlie Rose, and Real Time with Bill Maher. She has addressed numerous government and policymaking institutions, including the Brookings Institution, the CIA, the World Economic Forum in Davos, and the World Knowledge Forum in Seoul. In 2011, Professor Chua was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people, one of the Atlantic Monthly's Brave Thinkers, and one of Foreign Policy's Global Thinkers. She also received the Yale Law School's "Best Teaching" award.

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