Researcher of the Year


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David C. Gray, JD, PhD, MA
Francis King Carey School of Law
Jacob A. France Professor of Law

Dr. Gray's research focuses on criminla law, criminal procedure, constitutional theory, and transitional justice. Widely recognized for his influential scholarship, he's among the most cited authors from the Carey School of Law since joining the faculty in 2008.

Dr. Gray is the author of The Fourth Amendment in the Age of Surveillance, co-author of Get a Running Start: Your Comprehensive Guide to the First Year Curriculum, and co-editor of the Cambridge Handbook of Surveillance Law. In addition, he's published dozens of articles and book chapters in leading journals and is in demand as a speaker at prestigious institutions and conferences.

Dr. Gray was voted Professor of the Year at Carey Law in 2012-13 and works closely with students to develop and publish their work. He educates the public as well, frequently providing expert commentary for local and national media.

Dr. Gray has been admitted to the Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and District of Columbia bars. He also serves on the Law and Philosophy Committee of the American Philosophical Society and was elected to the American Law Institute. In all these circles, Dr. Gray has won praise for his expertise, his intellectual acuity, and his impeccable judgment.