Stephanie Holmes Didwania

Assistant Professor of Law

Stephanie Holmes Didwania is an Assistant Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law. She teaches courses on criminal law and criminal procedure. Professor Didwania is an empirical scholar who studies the law and economics of the criminal legal system. She is primarily interested in understanding how prosecutors exercise discretion in criminal cases. Another line of her research studies the consequences of pretrial detention for federal criminal defendants. In addition to her interest in criminal law, Professor Didwania has also written on the effects of copyright protection in the music industry. To learn more about Professor Didwania’s work, click here.

Professor Didwania received her JD from the University of Chicago Law School and her PhD in Managerial Economics and Strategy from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Before joining the faculty at Temple, Professor Didwania was a Harry A. Bigelow Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School and a law clerk for Judge Richard A. Paez of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


Ph.D., Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2016
J.D. (with Honors), The University of Chicago, 2009
B.S. (Student Marshal, Phi Beta Kappa), The University of Chicago, 2005

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