Russell Feingold

Martin R. Flug Visiting Professor in the Practice of Law


Russell Feingold is the Martin R. Flug Visiting Professor in the Practice of Law at Yale Law School. He served as a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin from 1993 to 2011 and a Wisconsin State Senator from 1983 to 1993. From 2013 to 2015, he served as the United States Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region of Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Russell Feingold

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Faculty Assistant


Kris Krause

Education & Curriculum Vitae


M.A., University of Oxford, 2008

J.D., Harvard Law School, 1979

B.A., University of Oxford, 1977

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1975

Courses Taught


  • The United States Senate as a Legal Institution
  • Advanced Constitutional Law: Amending the Constitution

Russell Feingold is the Martin R. Flug Visiting Professor in the Practice of Law at Yale Law School. He served as a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin from 1993 to 2011 and a Wisconsin State Senator from 1983 to 1993. From 2013 to 2015, he served as the United States Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region of Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In addition to his congressional and diplomatic career, Senator Feingold has taught or lectured at Stanford University and Stanford Law School, Lawrence University, Marquette University Law School, American University, and Beloit College. He is a regular contributor to The Guardian. Senator Feingold holds a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a B.A. and an M.A. from the University of Oxford (as a Rhodes Scholar), and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.