- Administrative Law
- Constitutional Law
- Presidential Powers
- U.S. Supreme Court
B.S. 1998, Northwestern University
J.D. 2001, Northwestern University School of Law
- Norm Maleng Faculty Excellence Award (2012)
- Dean’s Medal (2011)
- Philip A. Trautman Large Section Professor of the Year Award (2010)
- Philip A. Trautman Large Section Professor of the Year Award (2009)
- Recipient of the ABA Section on Administrative Law Award for Distinguished Scholarship for "Agency Rules with the Force of Law: The Original Convention" (with Thomas W. Merrill) (2003)
Elizabeth G. Porter & Kathryn A. Watts, Visualizing Rulemaking, 91 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1183-1278 (2016).
Kathryn A. Watts, Controlling Presidential Control, 114 Mich. L. Rev. 683-745 (2016).
A Guide to Judicial and Political Review of Federal Agencies (2d ed., Michael E. Herz, Richard W. Murphy & Kathryn A. Watts eds., American Bar Association Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, 2015). 397 pages.
Kathryn A. Watts, Rulemaking as Legislating, 103 Geo. L. J. 1003-60 (2015).