Amy Chua

Amy Chua

  • Professor at the Yale Law School
  • Bestselling author: Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, The Triple Package
  • Previously: Wall Street lawyer

A distinguished Professor at the Yale Law School, Amy Chua has authored several extraordinary bestsellers. Her newest book, The Triple Package: What Really Determines Success, is a look at why some groups do better than others.

Along with Barack Obama, Steve Jobs and Richard Muller, Amy was named a 2011 Brave Thinker by The Atlantic magazine. Amy is also one of the 2011 TIME 100 Most Influential People. Most recently, Amy was chosen to Foreign Policy’s Top 100 Global Thinkers 2011.

Amy’s bestselling Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother is a memoir in which she explains her views on parenting, specifically as it relates to her claims of being a typical Chinese parent. The book has been translated into 30 languages.

Amy Chua is the John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law at Yale Law School. She also has taught law at Duke, Stanford, and New York Universities. Previously, she was a Wall Street lawyer who worked on the privatization of Telmex, Mexico’s national telephone company.