Amy Wax, aka Amy Laura Wax, is an American lawyer, neurologist, and academic. Lately, after making a series of inflammatory remarks regarding immigrants in the United States, particularly disparaging Indians, a law professor provoked worldwide uproar.
Amy Wax, a University of Pennsylvania law professor, attacked the Indian people, alleging that they were critical of everything the United States had to offer despite the fact that “their own country” was a “shithole.” The 69-year-old professor also discussed India’s caste system and how Brahmins see themselves as superior to other castes.
Wax also chastised Penn Medicine’s Asian and South Asian Indian doctors. Several video segments from the interview went viral on social media.
Who is Amy Wax?
Wax was born and reared in a Jewish family in Troy, New York, with two sisters, where she attended public schools. Her parents were Eastern European immigrants. Her father worked in the garment business, while her mother worked for the government in Albany, New York, as a teacher and administrator.
Wax attended Yale University and earned a bachelor’s degree. After that, she went to Oxford (Marshall Scholar in Philosophy, Physiology, and Psychology, Somerville College, 1976). She then attended Harvard Medical School and Harvard Law School, earning her M.D. in 1981. (first year of law school, 1981).
Wax worked as a consulting neurologist in a Bronx clinic and for a medical group in Brooklyn from 1982 to 1987 after completing a residency in neurology at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. She earned her law degree from Columbia Law School. From 1988 until 1994, Wax served in the Office of the Solicitor General of the United States America of the United States Department of Justice.
She argued 15 matters before the United States Supreme Court during her time in the Office. From 1994 until 2000, she was a professor at the University of Virginia Law School. Wax joined the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2001 as the Robert Mundheim Professor of Law.
She got the Harvey Levin Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence as well as the A. Leo Levin Award for Excellence in an Introductory Course. She was one of three Penn Law professors to receive the Lindback Honor for Distinguished Teaching in 2015, the first time the award has been given in 20 years.
Her scholarly interests include social welfare legislation and policy, as well as the interplay between family, workplace, and labor markets. Race, Wrongs, and Remedies: Group Justice in the Twenty-First Century was written by Wax (2009).
How old is Amy Wax?
Amy Wax was born on January 19, 1953, in Troy, New York, U.S. She is 69 years old.
Who is Amy Wax Husband?
Amy Wax is married to Roger Cohen MD, an Abramson Cancer Center’s Associate Director of Clinical Research. Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program Associate Director for Career Development.
How Rich is Amy Wax?
The estimated Net Worth of Amy Wax is between $2 Million to $4 Million USD.
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