Jeffrey Rosen

Jeffrey Rosen
Professor of Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
United States
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Jeffrey Rosen is a Professor of Law at The George Washington University Law School. He is also the President and CEO of the National Constitution Center and a Contributing Editor of The Atlantic. Rosen is a graduate of Harvard College, Oxford University, and Yale Law School. His latest book, for the American Presidents Series, is William Howard Taft. His other books include: Louis D. Brandeis: American ProphetThe Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries that Defined America, the best-selling companion book to the award-winning PBS series; The Most Democratic Branch: How the Courts Serve America; The Naked Crowd: Freedom and Security in an Anxious Age; and The Unwanted Gaze: The Destruction of Privacy in America. Professor Rosen is coeditor, with Benjamin Wittes, of Constitution 3.0: Freedom and Technological Change. His essays and commentaries have appeared in The AtlanticThe New York Times Magazine, on National Public Radio, in The New Republic, where he was the legal affairs editor, and in The New Yorker, where he has been a staff writer. He hosts the weekly "We the People" podcast. The Chicago Tribune named him one of the ten best magazine journalists in America, and the Los Angeles Times called him the nation's most widely read and influential legal commentator.

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BA, Harvard University; BA, Oxford University; JD, Yale University

In the News

"A Notorious Advocate for Gender Equality"

November 08, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen reviews Jane Sherron De Hart's "Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life" in the Washington Post.

"A Supreme Divide: Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Process"

October 01, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen speaks to WAMU-FM's "1A" about the decision to move Judge Kavanaugh's nomination to a vote on the Senate floor.

"Brainstorm Health: Kavanaugh Vote, Hepatitis E, Lilly and Pfizer FDA Approvals"

September 28, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen's paper is quoted in Fortune, "The Supreme Court: Judicial Temperament and the Democratic Ideal."

"A Controversial Confirmation Process Grows Ever More Complicated"

September 24, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen speaks to WAMU-FM's "1A" about the status of Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation.

"America Is Living James Madison's Nightmare"

September 12, 2018

Jeffrey Rosen writes in The Atlantic about the Founding Fathers and the design of a government that would resist mob rule.