Prof. Kent Greenfield

Kent Greenfield

Professor Kent Greenfield is Professor of Law and Dean’s Research Scholar at Boston College Law School, where he teaches and writes in the areas of constitutional law, corporate law, legal theory, and economic analysis of law. He is the author of The Myth of Choice: Personal Responsibility in a World of Limits (Yale, 2011), The Failure of Corporate Law: Fundamental Flaws and Progressive Possibilities (Chicago, 2006), and the upcoming Corporations are People Too (Yale). His scholarly articles have appeared in the Yale Law Journal, the Virginia Law Review, Constitutional Commentary and the George Washington Law Review, among others. Before joining the Boston College faculty in 1995, he served as a law clerk to Justice David H. Souter of the United States Supreme Court and to Judge Levin H. Campbell of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and practiced at Covington & Burling. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School and of Brown University. Professor Greenfield’s opinion essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Atlantic, the Boston Globe, the American Prospect, and the Nation. He is a past chair of the Business Associations Section of the American Association of Law Schools. He has lectured at over 100 institutions in 37 U.S. states and ten countries.