Research and Teaching Areas
Civil Procedure; Legal History; Church and State; Transnational Litigation; Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century US History
Marc M. Arkin is Professor of Law at Fordham University School of law where she concentrates on civil procedure, transnational litigation, and conflict of laws. A 1982 graduate of the Yale Law School, Professor Arkin also holds a PhD in American Religious History from the Religious Studies Department of Yale University. She clerked for the Honorable Ralph K. Winter of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and spent several years as a litigator in New York before joining the Fordham faculty. Professor Arkin is the author of articles in areas ranging from nineteenth century American habeas corpus practice to the influence of David Hume on the thought of James Madison and, most recently, on the role of New England regionalism in national affairs during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. In addition, Professor Arkin has written widely on law, religion, and history, for a variety of publications including The Wall Street Journal, the Baltimore Sun, and The New Criterion. In addition to Fordham, Professor Arkin has taught at Boston University Law School, LUISS University Guido Carli (Rome); and Universite Jean Moulin, Insitut de Droit Compare Edouard Lambert (Lyon).
Oberlin College, AB, 1973
Yale University, MA, 1975, MPhil, 1976, JD, 1982, PhD, 1983