Avlana Eisenberg is the Gary & Sallyn Pajcic Professor at Florida State University College of Law. Her research focuses on the law and practice of criminal punishment. Professor Eisenberg's recent publications have appeared in the UCLA Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the Vanderbilt Law Review, the Southern California Law Review and the NYU Law Review, and her work has been selected for the Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum.
Prior to joining Florida State Law, Professor Eisenberg was an Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics Fellow and a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. Before entering law teaching, she was a litigation associate at Jenner & Block LLP in Washington, D.C. and a pro bono fellow at the D.C. Public Defender Service. She earned her law degree with distinction from Stanford Law School and is a member of the California State Bar.
Professor Eisenberg teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Prison Law and Policy. In 2018-2019, she was a visiting professor at Boston College Law School and Harvard Law School.