Professor Jean Braucher, Resident Scholar, Spring 2011

Prof. Jean Braucher is ABI's scholar in residence for spring 2011 and the Roger C. Henderson Professor of Law at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where she teaches bankruptcy, commercial law and contracts. She has been chair twice of the Section on Creditors' and Debtors' Rights of the Association of American Law Schools. In addition, Prof. Braucher has conducted two empirical studies concerning consumer bankruptcy, one on the impact of debtor education in bankruptcy, funded by ABI, and another on local legal culture in the counseling practices of consumer debtors' lawyers. A frequent lecturer, she is also the author of numerous law review articles, including a recent article on mortgage modification. Prof. Braucher has been active in law reform work in commercial law as a member of the American Bar Association and the American Law Institute. She has served as a member of the Advisory Board of the ABI Law Review and is a peer reviewer for the American Bankruptcy Law Journal. She has also been a visiting professor at Cornell Law School, the University of Texas School of Law, Boston College School of Law and the Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University.