Michael C. Harper

Boston University School of Law

Michael C. Harper is Professor of Law and Barreca Labor Relations Scholar at the Boston University School of Law. An honors graduate of Harvard Law School and Harvard College, Professor Harper is a leading authority on and teacher of labor law, employment discrimination law and employment law.  He has taught widely in the law school curriculum, on procedural as well as substantive topics. Professor Harper is the author of many law review articles and book chapters on labor and employment law topics. He has published in a wide array of journals, including the Harvard Law Review, the Yale Law Journal, the Virginia Law Review, the Pennsylvania Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, and the Cornell Law Review. He also has co-authored multiple editions of several major casebooks, and served as a Reporter for the American Law Institute’s Restatement of Employment Law. Early in his career, Professor Harper clerked for Judge J. Skelly Wright of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and served as staff attorney and director of the Student Internship Program at the Center for Law and Social Policy in Washington, D.C.