Admay received her JD and BA in Philosophy (magna cum laude) from Yale Law School (1992) and Yale College (1988). She taught at NYU Law School (1994-96) and Duke Law School (1996-2002) before joining, as a visiting faculty, the departments of Political Science and Public Policy/Duke Center for International Development. Admay is a Faculty Affiliate to Duke’s Global Health Institute. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of public international law and international politics, human rights at home and abroad, law and development, global health and international law, conflict and human rights, and interdisciplinary engagements with law (ethics, arts, political theory). Admay worked for the Legal Resources Centre in Pretoria and Gazankulu, South Africa, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, the Office of the Legal Advisor in the United States Department of State, and with private law firms in Washington, D.C. and Seattle. She clerked for Judge Betty Fletcher of the United States Court of Appeals on the 9th Circuit in Seattle, Washington.