Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Ann M. Eisenberg

Assistant Professor of Law

Professor Eisenberg's areas of expertise include land use, sustainability and resilience, rural development, and human and civil rights. Her research examines the nexus of these areas with social issues, such as race, gender, poverty, religion, and language. Her scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in the Northeastern University Law Review, the University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Environmental Law, the Fordham Environmental Law Review, the Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, the Cornell International Law Journal, and elsewhere.

Prior to joining the University of South Carolina School of Law, Professor Eisenberg was the 2014–2016 Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Fellow at West Virginia University College of Law, where she worked in the Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic and received her LL.M. in Energy and Sustainable Development Law. She earned her B.A. in French Cultural Studies and Linguistics from Cornell University, after which she served in the Peace Corps in Morocco. She received her J.D., cum laude, from Cornell Law School. As an Articles Editors on the Cornell International Law Journal, her Note including original qualitative field research on women's rights in Morocco received the Washington Foreign Law Society Ibrahim Shihata Prize for Outstanding Student Scholarship in Islamic Law. After receiving her J.D., Professor Eisenberg worked as a Staff Attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, where she primarily reviewed and analyzed civil rights appeals. She is licensed to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia (inactive).

Courses Taught

Ann M. Eisenberg

Room 131
USC School of Law
701 Main Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29208
v 803-777-8805
ameisen@law.sc.edu