William Baude is Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, where he teaches federal courts and constitutional law. His current research projects include papers on constitutional law, legal interpretation, and conflicts of law, and his most recent work includes "Constitutional Liquidation" as well as a new edition of the textbook, "The Constitution of the United States." He is also a Program Fellow at the Hoover Institution, an Affiliated Scholar at the Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism, an adviser to the Third Restatement of the Conflict of Laws, and a sometime contributing opinion writer at the New York Times.
He received his B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Chicago and his J.D. from Yale Law School. He then clerked for then-Judge Michael McConnell on the United States Court of Appeals, and Chief Justice John Roberts on the United States Supreme Court. Before joining the Chicago faculty he was a fellow at the Stanford Constitutional Law Center, and a lawyer at Robbins Russell, LLP in Washington D.C.