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Professor of Law

Daniel Ho

Senior Fellow
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)

William Benjamin Scott and Luna M. Scott Professor of Law
Stanford Law School

Department of Political Science

Daniel E. Ho’s scholarship centers on quantitative empirical legal studies, with a substantive focus on administrative law, antidiscrimination law, and courts. He has written on information disclosure, media regulation, the New Deal Court, affirmative action, and election administration. Prior to joining Stanford Law School, he clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University. His work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, and he was recipient of the John Bingham Hurlbut Award for Excellence in Teaching (2010) and co-recipient of the Warren Miller Prize for the best paper published in Political Analysis(2008), the McGraw-Hill Award for the best paper published by political scientists on law and courts (2006), and the Pi Sigma Alpha award for the best paper delivered at the Midwest Political Science Association. He served as president for the Society of Empirical Legal Studies (2011-12) and is co-editor of The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization.

Focal Areas: Energy and Environment, Innovation and Technology, Politics and Media, Regulation and Competition