Jeffrey B. Welty
Jeff Welty joined the School of Government in 2008. He was named Albert and Gladys Hall Coates Distinguished Term Assistant Professor for 2012–2014. Prior to that, he completed a federal judicial clerkship, spent eight years in private practice, and served as a lecturing fellow at Duke Law School. Welty earned a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a master's degree in economics and a JD, with highest honors, from Duke University, where he was executive editor of the Duke Law Journal.