Edward K Cheng
Professor Cheng’s research focuses on scientific and expert evidence, and the interaction between law and statistics. Professor Cheng is a coauthor of Modern Scientific Evidence: The Law and Science of Expert Testimony, a five-volume treatise which is updated annually. His articles, in which he explores evidence law from an empirical and statistical perspective, have been published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Columbia Law Review and Stanford Law Review, among other prestigious law journals. He holds a B.S.E. (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in electrical engineering from Princeton University, where he also earned a certificate from the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs; an M.Sc. in information systems (with distinction) from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he was a Fulbright Scholar, and a J.D. (cum laude) from Harvard Law School. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in statistics at Columbia University. Professor Cheng is affiliated with Vanderbilt’s Cecil D. Branstetter Litigation and Dispute Resolution Program and teaches Evidence, Torts, and Statistic Inference and the Law.