Eduardo M. Peñalver is the Allan R. Tessler Dean and Professor of Law at Cornell University Law School. His scholarship focuses on property and land use, as well as law and religion, and it appears in numerous leading law journals. He also authored Property Outlaws with Sonia Katyal (Yale University Press, 2010) and An Introduction to Property Theory with Gregory Alexander (Cambridge University Press, 2011).
Dean Peñalver received his B.A. from Cornell University and his law degree from Yale Law School. Between college and law school, he studied philosophy and theology as a Rhodes Scholar at Oriel College, Oxford. Upon completing law school, Dean Peñalver clerked for Judge Guido Calabresi of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and at the Supreme Court for Justice John Paul Stevens.