Bernard E. Harcourt

Bernard E. Harcourt just moved to Columbia University from the University of Chicago, where he was chairman of the political science department and professor of law and politics. At Columbia, he is the Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law and founding director of the Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought. He is the author most recently of Exposed: Desire and Disobedience in the Digital Age (Harvard 2015) and The Illusion of Free Markets: Punishment and the Myth of Natural Order (Harvard 2011). He is also an active death row lawyer, having represented inmates sentenced to death in Alabama since 1990. He is on Twitter @BernardHarcourt.