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Jessica Eisen

Jessica Eisen

S.J.D. 2019

Graduate Fellow, Harvard Law School

Graduate Scholar, Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program

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“Animals in the Modern State”

Fields of Research and Supervisors

  • Law and Social Movements with Professor Martha Minow, Harvard Law School, Overall Faculty Supervisor
  • Animal Law with Professor Kristen Stilt, Harvard Law School
  • Comparative Constitutional Law with Professor Vicki Jackson, Harvard Law School
  • Feminist Legal Theory with Professor Catharine MacKinnon, University of Michigan Law School

Additional Research Interests

  • Constitutional Law
  • Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Food Law & Policy


  • Harvard Law School, S.J.D., 2019
  • Harvard Law School, LL.M. Program 2013-2014 (requirements fulfilled, degree waived)
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, Canada, LL.M., 2014
  • University of Toronto Faculty of Law, J.D., 2009
  • Barnard College, B.A. (Political Science and Human Rights Studies), 2004

Academic Appointments and Fellowships

  • Osgoode Hall Law School Institute for Feminist Legal Studies, Visiting Researcher, 2017-2018
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellow, 2014-2018
  • Harvard Law School Graduate Program Fellow, Legal Research, Writing and Analysis I Teaching Fellow, 2014-Present
  • Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program Graduate Scholar, 2015-Present
  • Harvard Law School Graduate Program Fellow, LL.M. Advising Program Fellow, 2015-Present
  • Harvard Law School Summer Academic Fellow, 2015
  • Harvard Law School Graduate Program Fellow, LL.M. Advisor, 2014-2015

Representative Publications

Last Updated: July 13, 2017