James Campbell

Professor (Adjunct) of Law

J.D., Yale Law School, 2020
B.A., Yale College, 2013

Courses Taught
  • Indigenous Self-Government in the U.S. Constitutional Order
James Campbell

James Campbell is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School. His work focuses on citizenship, indigenous recognition, federal courts, and overseas imperialism in U.S. constitutional thought. He is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School, where he was awarded the Michael Egger Prize and served as an Editor of the Yale Law Journal. Campbell’s academic work was recently cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Metlakatla Indian Community v. Dunleavy, a landmark indigenous rights case. Beyond his academic work, Campbell represented a national coalition of disability rights organizations at the U.S. Supreme Court as amici curiae in United States v. Vaello Madero, a constitutional challenge to Congress's authority to discriminate against residents of Puerto Rico in federal benefits. Campbell is also a former active-duty U.S. Army Officer, Justice Catalyst Fellow, and graduate of U.S. Army Ranger School.