Andrew Morriss

Andrew Morriss

  • Dean, Anthony G. Buzbee Dean's Endowed Chairholder, Texas A&M University School of Law

Andrew Morriss is the author or coauthor of more than 60 book chapters, scholarly articles, and books. He is affiliated with a number of think tanks doing public policy work, including the Property & Environment Research Center in Bozeman, Montana, the Regulatory Studies Center at George Washington University, the Institute for Energy Research, and the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. In addition, he is a Research Fellow at the New York University Center for Labor and Employment Law. He is chair of the editorial board of the Cayman Financial Review. His scholarship focuses on regulatory issues involving environmental, energy, and offshore financial centers. Over the past ten years he has regularly taught and lectured in China, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, and Nepal. 

Morriss earned an A.B. from Princeton University and a J.D., as well as an M.Pub.Aff.,  from the University of Texas at Austin. He received a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After law school, Morriss clerked for U.S. District Judge Barefoot Sanders in the Northern District of Texas and worked for two years at Texas Rural Legal Aid in Hereford and Plainview, Texas.

Morriss was formerly the H. Ross and Helen Workman Professor of Law & Professor of Business at the University of Illinois College of Law and the Galen J. Roush Professor of Business Law & Regulation at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

Published Research

Andrew Morriss, Craig M. Boise | Mar 27, 2009
The rise and fall of the Antilles' offshore financial sector provides insight into the current struggle between onshore and offshore governments over the role of offshore financial centers like the…
Andrew Morriss, Bruce Yandle | Feb 01, 2008
This article appears in Vol. 9, Issue 1 of Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society's Practice Groups. The authors discuss the use of litigation to achieve regulatory…
Andrew Morriss, Bruce Yandle | Aug 01, 2007
Highlights Our Findings The 1998 Master Settlement Agreement ("MSA") among the major U.S. cigarette companies, 46 state attorneys general, and private plaintiffs' attorneys represented the…
Bruce Yandle, Andrew Morriss | Aug 01, 2007

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Andrew Morriss | June 13, 2012
Andrew Morris discusses Alternative Energy on WWL.
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