Kermit Roosevelt

Visiting Professor of Law

(fall term)


Kermit Roosevelt is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the David Berger Professor for the Administration of Justice at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was previously Assistant Professor.

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Kermit Roosevelt

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Faculty Assistant


Quiana Atkinson

Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D., Yale Law School, 1997
A.B., Harvard College, 1993
 

 

Courses Taught


  • Conflict of Laws

Kermit Roosevelt is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the David Berger Professor for the Administration of Justice at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was previously Assistant Professor. Roosevelt’s areas of focus comprise constitutional law and conflict of laws. He has authored three books of legal scholarship, as well as two novels. The University of Chicago Press published his most recent book, The Nation That Never Was: Reconstructing America’s Story, in 2022. Roosevelt’s scholarship has appeared in the University of Chicago Law Review, Columbia Law Review, and Cornell Law Review, among many others. From 2000–2002, he was an Associate at Mayer, Brown & Platt. He previously clerked for the Honorable Stephen F. Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the Honorable David Souter of the U.S. Supreme Court. Roosevelt is a 1997 graduate of Yale Law School, where he was Senior Editor of the Yale Law Journal and Editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation, and a 1993 graduate of Harvard College, where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He is currently the Reporter for the Third Restatement of Conflict of Laws.

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