Elizabeth Emens JD, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Emens, JD, Ph.D., is an Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. She earned her JD and BA from Yale University and her Ph.D. in English from King’s College, Cambridge. 

She is the author of Life Admin: How I Learned to Do Less, Do It Better, and Live More, which was published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on January 1, 2019—and in the UK by Viking as The Art of Life Admin: How to Do Less, Do Better, and Live More. 

Emens has published articles in the Wall Street JournalHastings Center ReportHarvard Law ReviewStanford Law ReviewNomos, NarrativeThe Disability Studies ReaderKeywords in Disability Studies, and many others. In 2013, she co-edited a volume on Disability and Equality Law with Michael Ashley Stein (Ashgate Press).

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Life Admin

How to do less, do it better, and live more. Read now.