Yale LPE comprises an interdisciplinary network of scholars who explore connections between politics and the economy, through teaching, scholarship, workshops, and convenings.

Directors and Staff


 

Amy Kapczynski
Professor of Law

Amy Kapczynski is Professor of Law at Yale Law School, a co-founder of the LPEblog, and a faculty co-director of the LPE Project and the Yale Global Health Justice Partnership.

 
Raúl Carrillo

Raúl Carrillo
Deputy Director of the Law and Political Economy Project

Raúl Carrillo is the Deputy Director of the LPE Project and an Associate Research Scholar at Yale Law School. His research critically analyzes the laws of money, banking, and finance, by approaching money as a technology of governance.

 

 

Corinne Blalock

Corinne Blalock
Executive Director of the Law and Political Economy Project

Corinne Blalock is the Executive Director of the Law and Political Economy Project and an Associate Research Scholar at Yale Law School. 

 
Sarah Harwood

Sarah Harwood
Program Coordinator for the Law and Political Economy Project

Sarah Harwood is the program coordinator for the Global Health Justice Partnership and the Law and Political Economy Project at Yale Law School.

 

Affiliated Faculty


Anne Alstott
Jacquin D. Bierman Professor of Law

Anne Alstott is the Jacquin D. Bierman Professor at the Yale Law School. She holds a courtesy appointment as Professor, Yale Child Study Center, and is a Faculty Affiliate at the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies.

 

Monica Bell
Associate Professor of Law

Monica Bell is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and an Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale University. Her areas of expertise include criminal justice, welfare law, housing, race and the law, qualitative research methods, and law and sociology.

 

Doug Kysar
Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law

Douglas Kysar is Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School and faculty co-director of the Law, Ethics and Animals Program.

 

Zachary Liscow
Associate Professor of Law

Zachary Liscow is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His main research interest is understanding the appropriate policy levers to address income inequality and, in particular, the role that tax policy versus other legal rules should play.

 

Daniel Markovits
Guido Calabresi Professor of Law

Daniel Markovits is Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School. He works in the philosophical foundations of private law, moral and political philosophy, and behavioral economics.

 

Samuel Moyn
Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence

Samuel Moyn is Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University. He has written several books in his fields of European intellectual history and human rights history, including The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History (2010), and edited or coedited a number of others.

 

Vicki Schultz
Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences

Vicki Schultz is the Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences at Yale Law School. She is an expert in law and social science, the workplace, discrimination, and the family.

 

Faculty Fellows


John Whitlow
Visiting Faculty Fellow

John Whitlow is an Associate Professor at the CUNY School of Law and Co-Director of the Community and Economic Development Clinic (CEDC), where he supervises the Clinic’s Anti-Displacement Practice Area. His research examines gentrification and displacement from the perspective of law and political economy, racial capitalism, and critical geography.

Student Fellows


Daniel Backman

Daniel Backman
Student Fellow

Daniel Backman is a 2L at Yale Law School. His research interests include antitrust law, administrative law, constitutional law, consumer protection, and the history of antimonopoly movements in politics and law. Daniel first became interested in antitrust and antimonopoly through the LPE Project’s Anti-Monopoly and Regulated Industries Summer Academy, which he joined as a student in 2020 and as a research assistant in 2021. He is also a board member of the LPE Student Group at YLS. Daniel has interned at Public Citizen and in the Antitrust Division at the U.S. Department of Justice. Next summer, he will be working on private antitrust and consumer protection cases at a plaintiffs-side firm. Daniel is also a member of the Technology Accountability and Competition Project, YLS’s new tech-focused clinic.

Prior to law school, Daniel spent five years managing community development and anti-poverty initiatives in New York City. Daniel graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College with a degree in Social Studies. Daniel grew up in Glenview, Illinois, and currently lives in New Haven, CT.

 
Caroline Parker

Caroline Parker
Student Fellow

Caroline Parker is a 2L at Yale interested in the relationship between environmental law, economic justice, food systems, animals, and climate change. Currently, she is writing about the privatization of climate policy and the limits of a “net-zero” approach to emissions reductions. More broadly, she is interested in the way law structures the geographic distribution of vulnerability and shields the resulting allocation from democratic challenge. Prior to law school, Caroline worked on foster care and juvenile justice policy in Colorado.