Jeff Rosen

President and CEO, National Constitution Center; Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School; Contributing Editor, The Atlantic

Jeffrey Rosen is president and CEO of the nonprofit National Constitution Center, where he developed its Interactive Constitution. A George Washington University law professor and contributing editor of The Atlantic, his essays and commentaries have appeared widely, including in the New Republic, where he was legal affairs editor, and The New Yorker, where he was a staff writer. Rosen is the author of six books, including a recent biography of President Taft and The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries that Defined America. He also co-edited Constitution 3.0: Freedom and Technological Change. Among other recognition, a Los Angeles Times reviewer called him “the nation’s most widely read and influential legal commentator.”

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