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News Posted on December 15, 2016

Professor Horton Selected as UC Davis Chancellor’s Fellow

Professor David Horton has been selected as a 2016-17 UC Davis Chancellor’s Fellow. The honor recognizes excellence in academic pursuits as evidenced by especially high achievement in terms of the quality and significance of research and teaching efforts.  The fellowship includes a one-time award of $25,000, and awardees may use the title of “Chancellor’s Fellow” for five years.

Professor Horton joined the King Hall faculty in 2012. His primary research and teaching interests are wills and trusts, contracts, and arbitration law.  In 2015, his article "In Partial Defense of Probate: Evidence from Alameda County, California" was selected as the winner of the 29th annual Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Scholarly Paper Competition, and he was honored with UC Davis School of Law’s Distinguished Teaching Award.