Matthew Stephenson, Harvard University

November 2, 2021  

  • Congressional Reform
  • Video

Matthew Stephenson joined the Congressional Reform Conversations to discuss the concept of the filibuster, Congress choosing to delegate its power, and corruption in Congress. Watch more of our Congressional Reform Conversations.

Matthew Stephenson is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches administrative law, legislation and regulation, anti-corruption law, and political economy of public law. His research focuses on the application of positive political theory to public law, particularly in the areas of administrative procedure, anti-corruption, judicial institutions, and separation of powers. Prior to joining the Harvard Law School faculty, Professor Stephenson clerked for Senior Judge Stephen Williams on the D.C. Circuit and for Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. He received his J.D. and Ph.D. (political science) from Harvard in 2003, and his B.A. from Harvard College in 1997.