David Pozen

Professor of Law

David Pozen

Professor of Law

David Pozen is a Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. He teaches and writes about constitutional law, national security law, and information law, among other topics.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, Pozen is the inaugural visiting scholar at the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. From 2010 to 2012, Pozen served as special advisor to Harold Hongju Koh at the Department of State. Previously, Pozen was a law clerk for Justice John Paul Stevens on the U.S. Supreme Court and for Judge Merrick B. Garland on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and a special assistant to Senator Edward M. Kennedy on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Pozen's scholarship has been discussed in the New YorkerNew York TimesWashington PostHarper'sPolitico, SalonTimeAmerican Scholar, and numerous other publications. In 2013, the Columbia Society of International Law recognized Pozen with its Faculty Honors Award.

Knight Institute 2017 visiting scholar announcement: 

Columbia Law School Magazine 2013 profile: 
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Constitutional Law
Reading Group in the American Constitutional Tradition
S. Nonprofit Law and Policy
S. Public Law Workshop