Ani B. Satz JD, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Law
Emory University School of Law
Associate Professor
United States
(404) 712-9505

Ani B. Satz is a regulatory health lawyer and philosopher who teaches Torts, Health Law, Disability Law, Animal Law, Genetics and the Law, and Law and Vulnerability. Her research focuses on the legal response to vulnerability and governmental obligations to those who are vulnerable. Professor Satz's most recent scholarship addresses from a law and ethics perspective access to health care, disability discrimination, and the well-being of nonhuman animals. Her work has appeared in books, peer-reviewed journals, and law reviews. Professor Satz's scholarship is published in journals including the Michigan Law Review; Washington & Lee Law Review; Emory Law Journal; Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law and Ethics; and Washington Law Review

Professor Satz was a Fulbright Postgraduate Research Scholar at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, after graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Tulsa. She holds a JD from the University of Michigan School of Law and a PhD in philosophy from Monash University, which she completed while a fellow at Princeton University. Before coming to Emory, Professor Satz lectured at Yale University in the Philosophy Department and the Ethics, Politics and Economics Program, as well as at Monash University Medical School. She also clerked for the Honorable Jane R. Roth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

In addition to her Law School appointment, Professor Satz holds faculty appointments at the Rollins School of Public Health and the Center for Ethics. 

Professor Satz was a visiting Professor at Georgetown University Law Center Fall 2010. She served as 2009-10 chair of the Disability Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools and continues to serves as a member of the executive board of that section as well as the Animal Law Section.

Education: BA (Hons.), University of Tulsa; PhD, Monash University (completed at Princeton University); JD, University of Michigan.