- A graduate of Harvard College and Stanford Law School, she clerked for Judge Harry Pregerson of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She practiced law in New York with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. She joined the UC Davis faculty in 1999.
Madhavi Sunder is a Professor of Law at the University of California, Davis. Her research focusing on the legal regulation of culture traverses numerous fields, from intellectual property to the freedom of religion to the First Amendment. She has been a visiting professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School (2008-2009), the Yale Law School (Spring 2008), and Cornell Law School (Fall 2003).
Law and Gender
Gender and Feminist Theory in Law & Society, Editor (Ashgate Publishing 2007).
Women's Rights and Islam