Phillip I. Blumberg Professor of Law
PhD, Yale University
MSL, Yale Law School
BA, Swarthmore College
Employment Discrimination, Contracts, Insurance Law and Economics, Empirical Law and Economics
Peter Siegelman is an economist whose interdisciplinary research and teaching interests focus on discrimination, insurance, law and economics, and contracts. The holder of a Ph.D. in economics and a master’s degree in the study of law from Yale, Professor Siegelman joined the Law School faculty as a tenured professor in the fall of 2004, having previously visited at UConn and taught at Fordham Law School from 2000 to 2004. He has visited at Bar Ilan University and Tel Aviv Universities in Israel, the University of Navarra in Spain, and the University of Michigan Law School. Since 2012, he has also held a courtesy appointment in the Department of Economics at UConn.
The 2020 recipient of the annual Robert I. Mehr Award for best article of the last 10 years in the Journal of Risk and Insurance, Professor Siegelman is the author or co-author of more than 40 scholarly articles and book chapters. His work in progress includes articles on the effect of deadlines on federal district court judges and negative spillovers from insurance.