Biography

Jeffrey Rosen is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Constitution Center, the only institution in America chartered by Congress “to disseminate information about the United States Constitution on a nonpartisan basis.” He is also a professor at The George Washington University Law School, and a contributing editor for The Atlantic.

Rosen is a highly regarded journalist and columnist whose essays and commentaries have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and The New Republic, among many others. Rosen is also a frequent guest on numerous National Public Radio programs, along with MSNBC, Fox News, and CNN. The Chicago Tribune named him one of the 10 best magazine journalists in America and the Los Angeles Times called him “the nation’s most widely read and influential legal commentator.” He received the 2012 Golden Pen Award from the Legal Writing Institute for his “extraordinary contribution to the cause of better legal writing.”

Rosen is the author of five books, including Louis Brandeis: American Prophet; The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries that Defined America; The Most Democratic Branch: How the Courts Serve America; The Naked Crowd: Reclaiming Security and Freedom in an Anxious Age; and The Unwanted Gaze: The Destruction of Privacy in America. He is co-editor, along with Lawfare’s Benjamin Wittes, of Constitution 3.0: Freedom and Technological Change.

Rosen is a graduate of Harvard College; Oxford University, where he was a Marshall Scholar; and Yale Law School.

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