Thomas D. Rowe, Jr.

Elvin R. Latty Professor Emeritus of Law


B.A. 1964, Yale University; M.Phil. 1967, Oxford University; J.D. 1970, Harvard University. A native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Professor Rowe was a Rhodes Scholar and commenced his professional career as a law clerk in the Supreme Court of the United States. He joined the Duke law faculty in 1975, served as associate dean from 1981 to 1984, and was senior associate dean in 1995-1996. He has also taught at Georgetown, Michigan, Virginia, UCLA, and Pepperdine, and on leaves from Duke has served with the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, worked as an attorney with a private firm in Los Angeles, and been a visiting scholar at the RAND Corporation's Institute for Civil Justice. He has written in the fields of civil procedure, complex litigation, judicial remedies, and constitutional law.