Cass Sunstein

Robert Walmsley University Professor, Founder and Director, Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy, Harvard Law School

Cass Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School. From 2013 to 2014, he served on the President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies. From 2009 to 2012, he was administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. Sunstein was on the faculty at University of Chicago Law School from 1981 to 2008 and an attorney-advisor in the US Justice Department Office of the Legal Counsel prior to that. He has authored hundreds of articles and many books, including Republic.com, Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, and his two latest, The World According to Star Wars and The Ethics of Influence.

Videos/Audio of Cass Sunstein

What does our system say, and do, about impeachment? Professor Cass Sunstein will offer a nonpartisan, historical guide... See more
In a well-functioning democracy, people do not live in echo chambers or filter bubbles; rather, citizens are exposed to... See more
Those who study human behavior have learned that simply by encouraging—or “nudging”—individuals toward the right... See more
There’s Santa Claus, Shakespeare, Mickey Mouse, the Bible, and then there’s…. Star Wars. In his fun but especially... See more