Akhil Reed Amar

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Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science


Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law in both Yale College and Yale Law School. His work has won awards from both the American Bar Association and the Federalist Society. He is Yale’s only currently active professor to have won the University’s unofficial triple crown—the Sterling Chair for scholarship, the DeVane Medal for teaching, and the Lamar Award for alumni service.


127 Wall Street, Room M45, Sterling Law Building, New Haven, CT
1(203) 432-4838


  • Ph.D.: J.D., Yale Law School, 1984
  • B.A., Yale University, 1980

Fields of Interest

  • American Politics

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