Matthew C. Stephenson

Matthew C. Stephenson is the Eli Goldston Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He is an expert in anticorruption law, legislation, administrative law, and the application of political economy to public institutional design. He has served as a consultant, advisor, and lecturer on topics related to anticorruption, judicial reform, and administrative procedure for the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, United Nations Development Program, United Nations Office of Drugs & Crime, and national governments, civil society organizations, and academic institutions in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. He holds a B.A. (East Asian Studies), J.D., and Ph.D. (political science) from Harvard University. Prior to joining the Harvard Law School faculty, Professor Stephenson clerked for Senior Judge Stephen Williams on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and for Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court. A complete CV and links to Professor Stephenson’s scholarly papers are available on his faculty webpage.