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Matthew Stephenson

Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Matthew Stephenson is Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School. He holds a bachelor degree, a Ph.D. in political science, and a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard University. He has served as Law Clerk to Senior Judge Stephen Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, as a consultant to the World Bank, and as Special Rapporteur for the Commission on the Legal Empowerment of the Poor. He is a scholar of the application of positive political theory to public law, particularly in the areas of administrative procedure, judicial institutions, and separation of powers, and he is the author of Statutory Interpretation by Administrative Agencies.