Associate Professor of Law
NYU School of Law, New York
Cristina Rodríguez is professor of law at the NYU School of law. She teaches Constitutional Law, Immigration Law, and Administrative Law. Her fields of research include immigration law and policy; constitutional law and theory; language rights and language policy; and citizenship theory. She is a non-resident fellow with the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., and a term member on the Council on Foreign Relations. She also has been a visiting professor at Yale and Harvard Law Schools. Before arriving at NYU, Professor Rodríguez served as a law clerk to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor of the U.S. Supreme Court and to Judge David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Professor Rodríguez earned a B.A. in History from Yale College in 1995, a Master of Letters in Modern History in 1998 from Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and a J.D. from Yale Law School in 2000, where she was an Articles Editor of the Yale Law Journal and was awarded the Benjamin Scharps prize for the best paper by a third-year student.