Matthew Stephenson’s research focuses on the application of positive political theory to public law, particularly in the areas of administrative procedure, judicial institutions, and separation of powers. As professor of law at Harvard Law School, he teaches courses on legislation and administrative law. Prior to joining the Harvard Law School faculty, Stephenson clerked for Senior Judge Stephen Williams on the D.C. Circuit and for Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. He received his JD and PhD in political science from Harvard University in 2003 and his BA from Harvard in 1997.