Amy Chua

Amy Lynn Chua

born 1962 Champaign, Illinois

parents ethnic Chinese from the Philippines

grew up in West Lafayette, Indiana

moved to Berkeley at age 8

graduated first in class of 384 El Cerrito High School, 1980

National Merit Scholar

Harvard College, A.B., Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, development studies and economics, 1984

John Harvard Scholar

Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Scholar

Harvard Law School, J.D., Cum Laude, 1987

admitted to bar, 1990, New York

strongly influenced by Judge Patricia M. Wald, a former chief judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals who also served as a judge on the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, for whom she clerked

taught law at Duke University, Stanford University, and New York University

Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Executive Editor, Harvard Law Review

World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability, Doubleday, 2003.

forthcoming The Day of Empire: Tolerance, Ethnicity, and Power Doubleday, 2006.

husband Jed Rubenfeld, Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Amy Chua

interviewed by Harry Kreisler of UC Berkeley's Institute of International Studies Conversations with History

interviewed by Paul Solomon on The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, September 12, 2003

plenary session at 2003 National Conference on Courage, Creativity and Change

at Disinfopedia

at Booknotes

at Salon

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