College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
 
  
    
  Michael Paris
Associate Professor
Political Science and Global Affairs

Michael Paris
Associate Professor

Office : Building 2N Room 226
Phone : 718.982.3011
Fax : 718.982.2888
Michael.Paris@csi.cuny.edu


Degrees :
Ph.D., Politics, Brandeis University (1998)
J.D., Columbia University School of Law (1986)
B.A., Political Science, Hobart College (1983)



Biography / Academic Interests :
Professor Paris has been on the faculty since 2007. He teaches courses in constitutional law, civil liberties, and law and public policy. Professor Paris is the author of Framing Equal Opportunity: Law and the Politics of School Finance Reform (Stanford University Press, 2010), which received an honorable mention for the 2011 C. Herman Pritchett Award, given annually by the American Political Science Association’s Law and Courts Section for the best book in the field published by a political scientist during the previous year.

Scholarship / Publications :
Paris’s other publications include “Racial Liberalism and School Desegregation Jurisprudence: Notes Toward a Usable Past,” in Anne R. Oakes, Ed., Controversies in Equal Protection
(forthcoming, Ashgate Publishers, 2015), and “The Politics of Rights: Then and Now,” Law and Social Inquiry, Vol. 31, Issue 4, Fall 2006, 999-1034.  He has received grants in support of his research from the Spencer Foundation in Chicago and the Research Foundation of the City University of New York. Professor Paris received the College of Staten Island's 2011 Dolphin Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Member of the Full-Time Faculty.