Visiting Scholars Program

The Visiting Scholars Program at the National Constitution Center is a partnership with the University of Pennsylvania Law School that brings distinguished constitutional scholars from across the country to Philadelphia to participate in educational outreach programs and research and writing projects. The program helps bridge the divide that sometimes separates academia from the general public and engages scholars in the Constitution Center’s mission to increase awareness and understanding of the U.S. Constitution.

Michael Gerhardt
Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law at UNC Law School and the Richard Beeman Visiting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania Law School 
2016 – present

Mickey Edwards
Vice President, Aspen Institute; Former Congressman, Oklahoma

Richard V. Allen
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
2010 – 2011

Geoffrey R. Stone
Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor and Dean Emeritus, University of Chicago Law School
2010 – 2011

Barnett R. Rubin
Director of Studies and Senior Fellow, Center on International Cooperation, New York University
2009 – 2010

A.E. Dick Howard
White Burkett Miller Professor of Law and Public Affairs, University of Virginia School of Law
2009 – 2010

Theodore M. Shaw
Professor of Professional Practice in Law, Columbia Law School; Former Director-Counsel and President, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
2007 – 2008

Martha S. Jones
Affiliated LS&A Faculty Member and Associate Professor of History and Afro American Studies, University of Michigan Law School
2007 – 2008

Laurence Tribe
Carl M. Loeb University Professor, Harvard University Law School
2006 – 2007

Theodore B. Olson
Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
2006 – 2007

Matthew Pinsker
Associate Professor of History, Dickinson College
2005 – 2006

Kathleen Sullivan
Stanley Morrison Professor of Law, Stanford Law School; Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
2004 – 2005

John Yoo
Professor of Law, University of California – Berkeley; Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
2004 – 2005

Lillian R. BeVier
David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
Fall 2003

Stanley N. Katz
Professor of Public and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
Fall 2003

Jeffrey Rosen
Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School
Summer 2003

Linda R. Monk
Author; Journalist; Educator
Summer 2003

Earl Maltz
Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University Law School – Camden
Summer 2003

Michael W. McConnell
Director, Stanford Constitutional Law Center; Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution; Retired Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit

Sarah Barringer Gordon
Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania Law School
2001 – 2002

Akhil Amar
Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale Law School
2000 – 2001

Douglas W. Kmiec
Professor of Constitutional Law and Caruso Family Chair in Constitutional Law, Pepperdine University School of Law; Retired Ambassador of the United States
2000 – 2001

Kim Lane Scheppele
Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values
1998 – 1999



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