Richard Albert is a tenured Associate Professor and Dean’s Research Scholar at Boston College Law School. In the 2015-16 academic year, he is a Visiting Associate Professor of Law and the Canadian Bicentennial Visiting Associate Professor of Political Science at Yale University. His scholarship focuses on how constitutions change, with a particular focus on constitutional amendment from comparative, doctrinal, historical and theoretical perspectives. He is a former law clerk to the Chief Justice of Canada and has published in the leading peer-reviewed journals on comparative law including the International Journal of Constitutional Law, American Journal of Comparative Law, Supreme Court Law Review, and many others.
Albert is Book Reviews Editor for the American Journal of Comparative Law, an elected member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, an elected member of the Executive Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law, a member of the Governing Council of the International Society of Public Law, and a founding editor of I-CONnect, the blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law (I-CON).
Albert holds degrees from Yale University, Oxford University, and Harvard University.