Mark S. Weiner is a professor of law at Rutgers University School of Law, where he teaches constitutional law and legal history. He is the author most recently of The Rule of the Clan: What an Ancient Form of Social Organization Reveals about the Future of Individual Freedom (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013).

Weiner is also the author of Black Trials: Citizenship from the Beginnings of Slavery to the End of Caste (2005) and Americans Without Law: The Racial Boundaries of Citizenship (2008). His website, Worlds of Law, chronicles his ongoing work and interests, and he is available on Twitter @MarkSWeiner.

Weiner holds an A.B. from Stanford University, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and a Ph.D. in American Studies from Yale University,