Benjamin Chen

Associate In Law; Postdoctoral Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law

Benjamin Chen

Benjamin
Chen
Associate In Law; Postdoctoral Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law

Benjamin Chen is an Associate in Law at Columbia Law School. He is an interdisciplinary scholar whose research on law and legal institutions is informed by perspectives drawn from economics, philosophy, and political science. His substantive areas of interest include administrative law, statutory interpretation, and contracts.

Before joining the law school, Benjamin served as a law clerk to the Honorable Morgan B. Christen of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Education

University of California, Berkeley, J.D. 2017
University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D. Jurisprudence and Social Policy 2017
University College London, M.A. Philosophy 2011
Ecole Polytechnique, M.S. Applied Mathematics 2010
University of Chicago, B.A. Economics 2008

Areas of Expertise

Legislation and Regulation, Contracts, Law and Economics, Comparative Law

Professional Experience

Law Clerk to the Honorable Morgan B. Christen, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Publications
Courses
LL.M. Legal Research and Writing