Andrew Jordan

Associate Professor of Law

Prior to joining Iowa Law Andrew Jordan taught at the University of Michigan Law School as a Faculty Fellow/Visiting Assistant Professor. He also taught for several years in the Department of Philosophy at Otterbein University. His research focuses on issues in legal philosophy with an emphasis on normative issues in constitutional adjudication and contract theory. He has also published widely on topics in moral philosophy.

His research has appeared in top law reviews like "Constitutional Anti-Theory" (Georgetown Law Journal, 2019) and in peer-reviewed philosophy journals such as "Reasons, Holism and Virtue Theory" (Philosophical Quarterly, 2013), "Fitting Attitude Theory and the Normativity of Jokes" (Erkenntnis, 2018), and “Exclusionary Reasons, Virtuous Motivation, and Legal Authority” (Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, 2018).

Prior to teaching at Michigan, Professor Jordan clerked on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for Judge Ronald Gould and on the Ohio Supreme Court for Justice Pat DeWine.

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Research areas
  • Legal and Moral Philosophy
  • Constitutional Theory
  • Contract Law
A headshot of Professor Andrew Jordan outdoors on a spring day.
BA, Haverford College, 2000
PhD, University of Washington, 2010
JD, University of Michigan Law School, 2016