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School of Law

Matthew Lindsay

Assistant Professor Matthew Lindsay
410.837.4688, 1401 North Charles Street, Angelos Law 513 

Administrative Assistant: Deborah Pinkham
410.837.4634, Angelos Law 518


M.A., Ph.D. (expected), University of Chicago
J.D., Yale Law School
B.A., University of California, Irvine

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

American Legal History
Immigration Law

Lindsay came to the University of Baltimore from Harvard Law School, where he served for two years as a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer in Law. After graduating from Yale Law School in 2002, he clerked for Judge Louis H. Pollak of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Following his clerkship, Lindsay was awarded a fellowship by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, where he was a Visiting Scholar from 2003 to 2005. He then practiced federal administrative law and patent litigation at Foley Hoag LLP, in Boston, from 2005 to 2007.

Lindsay writes in the areas of legal history, immigration, and civil rights. His articles have appeared in the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, the University of Cincinnati Law Review, the Yale Journal of Law & Humanities, and Law & Social Inquiry. He is currently completing a doctoral dissertation in United States legal history, on the historical origins and development of the federal immigration power.