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Professor of Law

  • Robert H. Sitkoff

    January 29, 2023

    An expert in wills, trusts, estates, and fiduciary administration, Robert H. Sitkoff is the Austin Wakeman Scott Professor of Law and the John L. Gray…

  • Jeannie Suk Gersen

    January 29, 2023

    Jeannie Suk Gersen is the John H. Watson, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where she has taught constitutional law, criminal law and…

  • Alan M. Dershowitz

    January 29, 2023

    Professor Alan M. Dershowitz is Brooklyn native who has been called “the nation’s most peripatetic civil liberties lawyer” and one of its “most distinguished defenders…

  • John F. Manning

    January 29, 2023

    John F. Manning is the Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, whose faculty he joined in 2004. He…

  • Charles Donahue

    January 29, 2023

    After graduating from Portsmouth Priory (now Abbey) School in Rhode Island, where I had the benefit of a thoroughly old-fashioned classical education, I attended Harvard…

  • Randall L. Kennedy

    January 29, 2023

    Randall Kennedy is Michael R. Klein Professor at Harvard Law School where he teaches courses on contracts, criminal law, and the regulation of race relations.

  • Stephen Sachs

    January 29, 2023

    Stephen E. Sachs is the Antonin Scalia Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches civil procedure, conflict of laws, and seminars on…

  • David W. Kennedy

    January 29, 2023

    David Kennedy is Manley O. Hudson Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Institute for Global Law and Policy at…

  • Steven M. Shavell

    January 29, 2023

    Steven Shavell graduated from the University of Michigan in 1968, was an officer in the U.S. Public Health Service at the Centers for Disease Control…

  • William W. Fisher

    January 29, 2023

    Professor Fisher received his undergraduate degree (in American Studies) from Amherst College and his graduate degrees (J.D. and Ph.D. in the History of American Civilization)…

  • Intisar A. Rabb

    January 29, 2023

    Intisar A. Rabb is a Professor of Law, a Professor of History, and the faculty director of the Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law…

  • Ruth L. Okediji

    January 29, 2023

    Ruth L. Okediji is the Jeremiah Smith. Jr, Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Co-Director of the Berkman Klein Center. A renowned scholar…

  • Rebecca Tushnet

    January 29, 2023

    Rebecca Tushnet is a professor of law at Harvard Law School. After clerking for Chief Judge Edward R. Becker of the Third Circuit and Associate…

  • Bruce H. Mann

    January 29, 2023

    Bruce H. Mann, Carl F. Schipper, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, teaches American Legal History and Property. He has also taught as…

  • Duncan M. Kennedy

    January 29, 2023

    Duncan Kennedy is the Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence at Harvard Law School. He was a founding member of the Critical Legal Studies movement. Kennedy…

  • Joseph W. Singer

    January 29, 2023

    Professor Joseph William Singer has been teaching at Harvard Law School since 1992. He was appointed Bussey Professor of Law in 2006. He began teaching…

  • Guy-Uriel Charles

    January 29, 2023

    Guy-Uriel E. Charles is the Charles J. Ogletree Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School where he also directs the Charles Hamilton Institute for…

  • Holger Spamann

    January 29, 2023

    Holger Spamann is the Lawrence R. Grove Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches corporate law and corporate finance. His research focuses…

  • Jacob Gersen

    January 29, 2023

    Jacob Gersen is Sidley Austin Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, Affiliate Professor in the Department of Government, and Director of the Food Law…

  • Lawrence Lessig

    January 29, 2023

    Lawrence Lessig is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School. Prior to returning to Harvard, he taught at Stanford…

  • Kathryn E. Spier

    January 29, 2023

    Kathryn E. Spier is the Domenico De Sole Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School and President Emeritus of the American Law and Economics…

  • Noah R. Feldman

    January 29, 2023

    Noah Feldman is Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, Chairman of the Society of Fellows, and founding director of the Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli…

  • Yochai Benkler

    January 29, 2023

    Yochai Benkler is the Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School, and faculty co-director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and…

  • Crystal S. Yang

    January 29, 2023

    Crystal S. Yang is the Bennett Boskey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research,…

  • Mihir A. Desai

    January 29, 2023

    Mihir A. Desai is the Mizuho Financial Group Professor of Finance, Senior Associate Dean for Planning and University Affairs, and the Chair of Doctoral Programs…

  • Kristen A. Stilt

    January 29, 2023

    Kristen A. Stilt is Professor of Law and also Faculty Director of the Animal Law & Policy Program and Director of the Program on Law…

  • Anna Lvovsky

    January 29, 2023

    Anna Lvovsky is a Professor of Law and an Affiliate Professor of History at Harvard University. At the Law School, she teaches courses on American…

  • Carol S. Steiker

    January 29, 2023

    Carol Steiker is the Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where she serves as the Dean’s Special Advisor for Public Service.

  • Vicki C. Jackson

    January 29, 2023

    Vicki C. Jackson, Laurence H. Tribe Professor of Constitutional Law (previously known as the Thurgood Marshall Professor of Constitutional Law), writes and teaches about U.S.

  • Reinier H. Kraakman

    January 29, 2023

    Reinier Kraakman is the Ezra Ripley Thayer Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He was previously Professor of Law at Yale Law School (1981…

  • Maureen Brady

    January 29, 2023

    Molly Brady is the Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where she teaches property law and related subjects. Her scholarship uses…

  • Alexandra Natapoff

    January 29, 2023

    Alexandra Natapoff is an award-winning legal scholar and criminal justice expert. She writes about criminal courts, public defense, plea bargaining, wrongful convictions, and race and…

  • Henry E. Smith

    January 29, 2023

    Henry E. Smith is the Fessenden Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he directs the Project on the Foundations of Private Law. Previously,…

  • Richard J. Lazarus

    January 29, 2023

    Richard Lazarus is the Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law at Harvard University, where he teaches environmental law, natural resources Law, Supreme Court advocacy,…

  • David Rosenberg

    January 29, 2023

    David Rosenberg is the Lee S. Kreindler Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He graduated from New York University Law School in 1967 and…

  • Jack L. Goldsmith

    January 29, 2023

    Jack Goldsmith is Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard University. He is the author, most recently, of After Trump: Reconstructing the Presidency and In

  • Tomiko Brown-Nagin

    January 29, 2023

    Tomiko Brown-Nagin is dean of Harvard Radcliffe Institute, one of the world’s leading centers for interdisciplinary research across the humanities, sciences, social…

  • Louis Kaplow

    January 29, 2023

    Louis Kaplow is Finn M.W. Caspersen and Household International Professor of Law and Economics at Harvard Law School, Associate Director of the John M. Olin…

  • Annette Gordon-Reed

    January 29, 2023

    Annette Gordon-Reed is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor at Harvard. Gordon-Reed won sixteen book prizes, including the Pulitzer Prize in History in 2009 and…

  • Gabriella Blum

    January 29, 2023

    Gabriella Blum is the Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at Harvard Law School, specializing in public international law, international negotiations,…

  • D. James Greiner

    January 29, 2023

    Jim is the Honorable S. William Green Professor of Public Law. He teaches courses on civil procedure, expert witnesses, and access to justice. Before coming…

  • Mark J. Roe

    January 29, 2023

    Mark J. Roe is a professor at Harvard Law School, where he teaches corporate law and corporate bankruptcy.  He wrote Missing the Target: Why Stock…

  • Thomas J. Brennan

    January 29, 2023

    Thomas J. Brennan is the Stanley S. Surrey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. His research uses mathematical tools and financial economic theory to…

  • Henry J. Steiner

    January 29, 2023

  • Matthew Stephenson

    January 29, 2023

    Matthew Stephenson is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches administrative law, legislation and regulation, anti-corruption law, and political economy of public…

  • William B. Rubenstein

    January 29, 2023

    William Rubenstein is the Bruce Bromley Professor of Law at Harvard Law School where he teaches and writes primarily about complex litigation. Professor Rubenstein is…

  • Jesse M. Fried

    January 29, 2023

    Jesse M. Fried is a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Before joining the Harvard faculty in 2009, Fried was a Professor of Law…