Specializing in structural constitutional law, Professor Tuan Samahon teaches Constitutional Law I and II and Federal Courts courses at Villanova University. In addition to his past teaching experience, Samahon maintains active membership in the District of Columbia Bar where he practiced law with a major Washington, D.C., firm. Samahon has clerked for both the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. in addition to publishing law review and bar journal articles on constitutional law topics, he also participates in conferences and discussion events at law schools across the country.
Prior to joining Villanova University, Tuan Samahon was a member of the faculty at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he taught civil procedure, constitutional law, federal courts, and international business transactions. Voted Professor of the Year by his students, Samahon was a fellow at UNLV's Teaching and Learning Center and delivered lectures for the University Forum Lecture Series in 2007 and 2009. He also taught a separation-of-powers seminar short course at the University of Illinois College of Law. Tuan Samahon is a member of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.