Vicki C. Jackson

Harvard Law School

Vicki C. Jackson is the Thurgood Marshall Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard Law School. She writes and teaches about U.S. constitutional law, federal courts, and comparative constitutional law, on a range of topics including elected representatives, federalism, freedom of expression, gender equality, judicial independence, judicial review and the role of constitutional courts, methodology of comparative constitutional law, proportionality review, sovereign immunity, and standing. She is the author of Constitutional Engagement in a Transnational Era (2010), and coauthor, with Mark Tushnet, of Comparative Constitutional Law (3d ed. 2014), a leading course book in that field. She served in the past on the Executive Committee of the International Association of Constitutional Law, and currently is on the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Journal of Constitutional Law and on the International Advisory Board of the Federal Law Review.