Elected Member

Professor Gerald L. Neuman

Cambridge, MA
Harvard Law School
Harvard College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D
Harvard Law School

Gerald L. Neuman is the J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, and Comparative Law at Harvard Law School. He is also the Co-Director of the Human Rights Program at the law school, and teaches human rights, constitutional law, and immigration and nationality law. Professor Neuman serves as an Adviser on the Restatement of the Law Fourth, The Foreign Relations Law of the United States: Treaties project.

Professor Neuman is the author of Strangers to the Constitution: Immigrants, Borders and Fundamental Law (Princeton 1996), and co-author of the casebook Human Rights (with Louis Henkin, et al., Foundation Press). Prior to joining Harvard Law School in 2006, he served on the faculties of the University of Pennsylvania Law School (1984-1992), and Columbia Law School (1992-2006). In 2010, he was elected to a four-year term on the Human Rights Committee, the treaty body that monitors compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

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Areas of Expertise
Human Rights (Constitutional Law)
Immigration Law
Treaties (International Law)
Constitutional Law