Rick Su received his B.A. from Dartmouth College in 2001 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2004. Before joining the faculty at the University at Buffalo School of Law in 2007, he clerked for Hon. Stephen Reinhardt on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and worked in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. In 2009 Su received the faculty teaching award from the graduating class. He was a visiting professor at Harvard Law School in 2015 and will be a visiting professor at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law in 2018.
Su writes and teaches in the areas of local government law, immigration, and federalism. His research has appeared in such law journals as the William & Mary Law Review, the North Carolina Law Review, and the Harvard Law & Policy Review.