Philip Hamburger, President
Maurice & Hilda Friedman Professor Of Law, Columbia Law School
Philip Hamburger is a scholar of constitutional law and its history at Columbia Law School. He received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and his J.D. from Yale Law School. Before coming to Columbia, he was the John P. Wilson Professor at the University of Chicago Law School. He also taught at George Washington University Law School, Northwestern Law School, University of Virginia Law School, and the University of Connecticut Law School. Professor Hamburger’s contributions are unrivaled by any U.S. legal scholar in driving the national conversations on the First Amendment and the separation of church and state and on administrative power. His work on administrative power has been celebrated by organizations like the Manhattan Institute and the Bradley Foundation, among others.
His most recent publications include:
- Is Administrative Law Unlawful? (University of Chicago Press, 2014)
- Chevron Bias (George Washington Law Review, 2016)
- Liberal Suppression (University of Chicago Press, 2018)
- New York Times Opinion: Gorsuch’s Collision Course With the Administrative State (New York Times, March 20, 2017)