John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law, Yale University School of Law; Author, Battle Hymm of the Tiger Mother
Amy Chua is the John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Her 2011 memoir Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother is an international best-seller and has been translated into 30 languages. In 2011, Chua was named one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people, and she received the Yale Law School’s best teaching award. Chua joined the Yale Law School faculty in 2001. Prior to entering academics in 1994, she practiced law with the Wall Street firm of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. Her first book, World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability was a New York Times best-seller and was selected by both The Economist and the UK’s Guardian as a best book of 2003. Her second book, Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance – and Why They Fall, was a critically acclaimed Foreign Affairs best-seller.