Profile

  • Laurie Hobart
  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Education
    • Cornell University College of Arts & Sciences
      B.A., summa cum laude, College Scholar
    • Harvard Law School
      J.D.
    • Syracuse University
      M.F.A., Creative Writing (fiction)
Laurie  Hobart

Professor Hobart received a B.A., summa cum laude, as a College Scholar from Cornell University’s College of Arts & Sciences; a J.D. from Harvard Law School; and an M.F.A. in fiction writing from Syracuse University. In law school, she served as an editor of two law journals and practiced criminal defense with the Harvard Criminal Justice Institute. Following law school, Professor Hobart received a Harvard Heyman Fellowship for federal government service. She has worked as an Assistant General Counsel in the Intelligence Community, an associate at King & Spalding LLP, and a law clerk to the Honorable Charles F. Lettow of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. At SU, she has taught in the English & Textual Studies and Writing & Rhetoric programs. Professor Hobart is a Research and Practice Associate at SU’s Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism. She serves on the Phi Beta Kappa (Cornell Chapter) Alumni Board.