Profile

  • Robin Paul Malloy
  • E.I. White Chair and Distinguished Professor of Law
  • Kauffman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Director, Center on Property, Citizenship and Social Entrepreneurism
  • Professor of Economics, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs (by courtesy appointment)

  • (315) 443-3559
  • rpmalloy@law.syr.edu

  • Education
  • University of Illinois College of Law
    LL.M. (Property and Real Estate) 1983
  • University of Florida College of Law
    J.D. (Order of the Coif) 1980
  • Purdue University School of Management
    B.S., Economics, with distinction 1977


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Robin Paul  Malloy

Professor Robin Paul Malloy is the E.I. White Chair and Distinguished Professor of Law, and the Kauffman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He is a leading expert on property, real estate transactions, land use law and zoning, and on law, markets, and marketization. He is a pioneer in his work at the intersection of land use law and disability law. Several of his works on market theory and law are translated into Chinese, Spanish, and Japanese. Malloy has published eighteen books and over 30 scholarly articles, in addition to numerous book chapters and essays. He is a series editor on collections for Cambridge University Press, Routledge, and Edward Elgar. Malloy’s casebook on real estate transactions (with Smith, now in its 5th edition) is the leading book on the subject and is used at law schools across the country. Malloy has been the Sun Life Research Fellow at Oxford University, U.K.; the Dickenson Dees Fellow at University of Durham, U.K., and for three consecutive summers served as a teaching fellow in China (Beijing and Shanghai) with the Committee on Legal Education Exchange with China. He currently serves on the International Advisory Board for the Law and Economics Program at St. Gallens University, Switzerland, and is a member of the Turin School of Local Regulation, Turin, Italy.

Malloy is the founding president of the Association for Law, Property, and Society. He also serves on the Board of the National Italian American Bar Association, the Board of the Central New York Research Corporation, and is Vice Chair of the Zoning Board of Appeal for the Town of DeWitt, NY. He has served on numerous committees of the Association of American Law Schools. He has chaired and served on a wide variety of committees at the College of Law. Malloy is also a member of the Purdue University President’s Council.