Eric G. Andersen

Eric Andersen


Professor of Law

Biographical Information

Professor Andersen graduated from the Brigham Young University Law School in 1974. He served as law clerk to Judge J. Clifford Wallace of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr. of the United States Supreme Court. He worked for the law firm of Vinson & Elkins in Washington D.C., and in London, England before coming to the University of Iowa in 1984. Professor Andersen served as Associate Academic Dean from 1998 - 2006 and from January 2008 to June 2016.



Eric G. Andersen. Contractual Good Faith: Formation, Performance, Breach, Enforcement, with Steven J. Burton. Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1995, xxiv, 464 pages; Supplement 1996, vii, 51 pages.


Eric G. Andersen, “Tribute to Dean Carolyn C. Jones,” 95 Iowa Law Review 1069 (2010), 3 pages.
Eric G. Andersen, “Religion and Social Welfare in the United States: The Case of Charitable Choice,” 7 The Review of Faith & International Affairs 11 (2009), 10 pages.
Eric G. Andersen, “Protecting Religious Liberty Through the Establishment Clause: The Case of the United Effort Plan Trust Litigation,” 2008 Utah Law Review 739, 53 pages.
Eric G. Andersen, “Three Degrees of Promising,” 2003 Brigham Young University Law Review 829, 29 pages.
Eric G. Andersen, “Children, Parents, and Nonparents: Protected Interests and Legal Standards,” 1998 Brigham Young University Law Review 935, 68 pages.
Eric G. Andersen, “The Restoration Interest and Damages for Breach of Contract,” 53 Maryland Law Review 1 (1994), 106 pages.
Eric G. Andersen, “The World of a Contract,” with Steven J. Burton, 75 Iowa Law Review 861 (1990), 16 pages.
Eric G. Andersen, “A New Look at Material Breach in the Law of Contracts,” 21 U.C. Davis Law Review 1073 (1988), 68 pages.
Eric G. Andersen, “Good Faith in the Enforcement of Contracts,” 73 Iowa Law Review 299 (1988), 51 pages.
Eric G. Andersen, “Current Issues Concerning DOE Regulation of Natural Gas Liquids,” with Michael J. Henke, 31 Institute on Oil and Gas Law and Taxation 27 (1980), 34 pages.