Allen Linken

Dr. Allen Linken

Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies


  • PhD, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, 2016
  • JD, Albany Law School, 2005
  • MPP, University at Albany, State University of New York, 2005
  • BA, University at Albany, State University of New York, 2002

Research Areas

  • American Politics


Office Hours:

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 12:00pm-12:50pm

You may also set up an appointment through email for Zoom or in person.

Research Interests

  • The Supreme Court
  • Civil-Military Relations
  • Public Law

Teaching Interests

  • Constitutional Law
  • Law and Society
  • Trial Advocacy

Selected Publications

  • Reid Krell and Allen Linken. 2018. “Fear and Loathing in the Judicial Process: Judicial Responses to Terrorism.” Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal. (Forthcoming)
  • Allen E. Linken,“Haircuts and Power:  Sovereignty and the Military.” Street-Level Sovereignty: The Intersection of Space and Law (Lexington Books). 2017
  • Allen E. Linken, “The International Scope of Transnational Arbitration Agreements and their Effect on United States Corporations.” Revista Contraponto 1(1): 146-180 (2014)
  • Allen E, Linken and Wouter van Erve, “What a Difference a Case Makes Or: What Goes into a Strong Supreme Court Majority.” Experimental & Empirical Studies EJournal 13.33 (2012): n. pag. Web. 1 Aug. 2012