Andrew Ingram

Andrew Ingram
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
565 W. Adams St., Room 859
Chicago, IL 60661


  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law
  • M.A., University of Texas at Austin
  • A.B., Brown University


Andrew Ingram joined the Chicago-Kent College of Law faculty in 2019 as a visiting assistant professor of law. 

Ingram completed a Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin under the supervision of Jonathan Dancy and Paul Woodruff.  While there, he taught classes in applied ethics. Most recently, Ingram was a philosophy instructor at the University of Alabama, teaching courses on philosophy of law, the Constitution, and Plato.

Previously, Ingram clerked for the Honorable Gregg Costa of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Houston (2016 to 2017) and the Honorable Michael Massengale of the Texas Court of Appeals for the First District in Houston (2013 to 2014).  He also volunteered at Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, helping with labor and employment cases, during graduate school.

Ingram has published scholarly articles in Criminal Justice Ethics, Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Philosophy, and Villanova Law Review. His research and teaching interests include the criminal law, jurisprudence, ethics, and labor and employment law. 

Ingram graduated from the University of Texas School of Law with highest honors. While in law school, he was a Peggy Browning Fellow at the National Labor Relations Board and an associate editor for the Texas Law Review. He was grand chancellor of the Class of 2013, an honor awarded to the student with the highest grade-point average after two years of study at the University of Texas School of Law.

Ingram earned an A.B. with concentrations in history and philosophy from Brown University. He is licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas.

Selected Publications

Out of Sight and Out of Mind: Supreme Court Arguments on the Insanity Defense Reveal Criminal Law’s Disguised Moral Culpability Requirement, 56 University of Richmond Law Review _ (forthcoming, 2022).

That’s Not a Burglary! Classic Crimes and Current Codes, 58 Houston Law Review _ (forthcoming, 2021).

Guilt Feelings and the Intelligibility of Moral Duties, 33 Ratio 56 (2020).

Pinkerton Short-Circuits the Model Penal Code, 64 Villanova Law Review 71 (2019).

Two Responses to Moral Luck, 42 Philosophy and Literature 434 (2018).

Guilty, Practical Identity, and Moral Staining, 92 Philosophy 623 (2017).

The Good, the Bad, and the Klutzy: Moral Concern and Criminal Negligence, 34 Criminal Justice Ethics 87 (2015).

Breaking Laws to Fix Broken Windows: A Revisionist Take on Order Maintenance Policing, 19 Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law 112 (2014).

A (Moral) Prisoner’s Dilemma: Character Ethics and Plea Bargaining, 11 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 161 (2013).

Note, Parsing the Reasonable Person: The Case of Self-Defense, 39 American Journal of Criminal Law 425 (2012).