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Richard Albert is an Assistant Professor at Boston College Law School, where he specializes in constitutional law and comparative constitutional law. He holds degrees from Yale University, Oxford University, and Harvard University.
He has been a law professor since 2009. In 2010, he received the Hessel Yntema Prize, which is given annually to a scholar under the age of 40 to recognize "the most outstanding article" on comparative law.
Prior to joining the faculty at Boston College Law School, Professor Albert represented Fortune 500 companies as a corporate attorney at the international law firm of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP and served as a clerk to the Chief Justice of the Canadian Supreme Court.
Professor Albert is a Senior Research Fellow at the Canadian Council for Democracy and a Distinguished Academic Associate at the Centre for Law and Religion at Cardiff Law School in the United Kingdom. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the following Sections of the Association of American Law Schools: Constitutional Law, Comparative Law, and Law & South Asian Studies. He also serves as Chair of the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law.