Sheldon Lyke is an Associate Professor. His research focuses on anti-discrimination laws regarding racial and sexual minorities in a comparative context. His current research explores anti-affirmative action practices in higher education. His work is increasingly observing property law institutions in our shared social world --particularly the realms of higher education, fashion, and natural resources (i.e., parks, commons, and shared green spaces) -- and understanding their role in creating and ameliorating social inequality.
Before joining the UBalt Law faculty, Lyke was an assistant professor at Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law and at Whittier Law School. He also has held positions as a visiting assistant professor at University of California Irvine School of Law (Fall 2016) and Northwestern University School of Law (2012 thru 2013).
In 2011, he was appointed the inaugural Dorr Legg Law and Policy Fellow at the Williams Institute (UCLA School of Law).
Lyke has a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago, a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law, and an A.B. cum laude in sociology from Princeton University.
- JD, Northwestern University School of Law
- PhD, University of Chicago
- AB, cum laude, Princeton University